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WasteExpo 2020, New Orleans

May 4, 2020

Meet SCS Professionals, visit our booth, get inspired, and find the answers to your waste & recycling challenges at WasteExpo, May 4-7 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Enjoy an interactive conference program, see over 600 exhibitors, and network with 14, 500 of the best and brightest in the industry.  WasteExpo 2020 will feature more educational sessions than ever before!  Conference sessions will include presentations on the following topics:

Alternative Fuel Fleets
Anaerobic Digestion Technologies
Case Studies of Anaerobic Digestion, Biogas and Biofuel Production
Circular Economy & Sustainability Initiatives
Composting Infrastructure Development
Construction and Demolition Trends
Contract Negotiation and Municipal Bids
Drones, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
Food Waste Prevention, Reduction & Recovery
Hard to Recycle Items
Leachate Management Technologies
MRF Operations
Municipal Recycling Issues
Organics Waste Processing
Organics Waste Reduction & Diversion
Single Use Plastics
Technology and Food Waste Reduction
The Status of Recycling & National SWORD
Trends in Landfill Management
Waste Conversion Technologies
Wasted Food Policy and Management
Waste-to-Energy
Zero Waste Initiatives
and More!

The WasteExpo Spotlight Sessions are some of the most attended sessions at WasteExpo – because these insight-packed sessions allow attendees to explore top industry trends for free!

Nothing Wasted! is an open forum for new ideas. Hear inspired talks from a wide array of thought leaders and visionaries. In each session, you’ll hear from three to four thought leaders, visionaries, seekers and seers—who’ll share impactful, inspirational, influential, or even provocative ideas. You’ll walk away with powerful ideas and perspectives that will make you a more thoughtful and creative problem-solver on the job.

Check back often as the conference takes shape. More details to come!

Posted by Laura Dorn at 8:00 am
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Global Waste Management Symposium 2020

February 23, 2020

Waste 360 will host its Global Waste Management Symposium 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California, February 23-26, 2020.

SCS Engineers is a Silver Sponsor of the event, and several our professionals will be in attendance, including Pat Sullivan, Michelle Leonard, Tracie Bills, and Dr. Viraj deSilva.

Dr. DeSilva will deliver a presentation on “PFAS Treatment – The Devil We Know and Need to Manage.”

The conference will feature world-class content, including innovative presentations by top industry experts; think technology, trends, critical issues, and scientific innovation; state-of-the-art breakthrough research; and showcases by leading suppliers of the latest solutions to the industry’s challenges.  There will also be a lot of networking opportunities.

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is a strategic partner of this conference to deliver a program that is more technical, innovative and essential than ever before. The core education of GWMS is the submission of comprehensive abstracts in all areas related to solid waste engineering and management that have been vetted by GWMS’s committee of industry experts. The presentations will be given by researchers from top academic institutions and industry experts.

The conference is still taking shape and sessions are being added regularly.   For updates and to register, visit the conference website.

Posted by Laura Dorn at 8:00 am
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WasteExpo 2019 – Las Vegas

May 6, 2019

Meet SCS Professionals and visit us at Booth 311, get inspired, and find the answers to your waste & recycling challenges at WasteExpo, May 6-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Enjoy an interactive conference program.  With technology and innovation as the underlying themes, expect a conference program that dives deep into recycling/landfill, fleet management/collection, organics, safety, food recovery, and more! The WasteExpo Conference Program, in partnership with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Dr. Stu Buckner, is designed to sharpen your skills to help you run your business or department smarter, safer, and more streamlined.

Monday, May 6, Highlights!

Composting, Organics Recycling, Biogas Track
10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Composting Infrastructure Development, Public-Private Partnerships, Air Permitting Requirements, Technology Innovations

Featuring Patrick Sullivan‘s discussion Survey of Air Permitting Requirements for Composting Facilities Across the U.S.; tools for composting partnerships;  managing high solids digestate; the financial and operational benefits of pilot scale recycling projects.

 

Processing & Disposal Track
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Swiping Right: Which Leachate Management Solution Best Suits Me?

Join this panel of experts comprised of leading experts from SCS Engineers, Waste Management, John Zink, WEHRLE, and landfill operators for an all-inclusive review of present designs, operational practices, and technologies considered as part of a sustainable long-term solution for leachate management. Expect to learn the leachate management solutions that best suit your own operations and facilities. Learn about best practices, holistic approaches to leachate and liquids management using flow rate and leachate chemistry, membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology, leachate evaporation, and deep well injection. Plus what to watch out for in 2019 and beyond.

 

Tuesday, May 7, Highlights!

Composting, Organics Recycling, Biogas Track
9:00 am – 10:15 am
Composting: Increasing Processing Capacity, Improving Process Management, Minimizing Contamination

Join Tracie Onstad Bills for her presentation Methods to Achieve .5% Contamination in Organics; along with improvements to maximize processing capabilities; and a look at high-tech composting.

 

Food Recovery Forum Track
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Source Separation and Collection in Commercial and Municipal Programs: BMP’s, Data Collection and Evaluation, Lessons Learned, Case Studies

In this lively session, Lisa Coelho presents Split-Cart Food Scraps Recycling; plus how to achieve continuous program improvements; capture more and reduce contamination at the source; followed by BMPs for collection from customers.

 

Wednesday, May 8, Highlights!

Processing & Disposal Track
10:30 am – 11:45 am
Data, Drones & Case Studies: The Latest Trends in Landfill Management

This fast-paced session addresses the latest tools and trends being used in landfill management and focuses on four different case studies including SCS Engineer’s SCS Remote Monitoring and Control® – SCS RMC® system for landfill systems including flares, landfill gas, and leachate systems to identify, troubleshoot, and solve real problems effectively and efficiently.  The session continues with how the World Bank recently utilized drone technology for the St. Maarten landfill; the City of Barrie’s municipal solid waste landfill reclamation and remediation; and EREF results from the first comprehensive analysis of leachate quantity and quality and management practices across the U.S.

 

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 12:00 am
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SCS Engineers’ Solavann Sim Honored with 2017 Waste360 40 Under 40 Award for Innovation

March 9, 2017

 

Solavann Sim, Project Director and OM&M Western Regional Manager at SCS Field Services is one of 40 young professionals recently announced by Waste360 as a 40 Under 40 next generation innovative leader, helping to shape the future of the waste and recycling industry.

 

What makes Sol shine so brightly?

For Solavann Sim it’s his positive qualities as an individual and his ability to work effectively using a multidisciplinary approach with his clients. Our industry’s  strongest and most respected leaders are those who are considered collaborative, not fixated on making all decisions themselves or working in a silo. On the contrary, innovation happens at the crossroads of different disciplines and that is where Sol shines brightest.

Sol’s landfill gas design-build and operations experience, along with his knowledge of hydrogen sulfide treatment programs, help prevent and mitigate potential problems quickly. His comprehensive technical and field competence, along with his clients, and his team comprised of staff in several disciplines approach solutions in various ways; each having unique perspectives but a common goal. Working collaboratively with clients the team solves complex challenges facing landfill owners and operators. Innovative solutions are often found where perspectives, ideas, and fields of expertise meet.

 

Read more about Solavann Sim and SCS Engineers LFG programs here.

 

See SCS’s 40+ years of innovative thinking at SCS Firsts an interactive list of client solutions, underneath News, Events, and Blogs.

 

 

Posted by Diane Samuels at 10:37 am
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SCS Engineers Ranks No. 26 in the 2016 Waste360’s Top 100 Waste and Recycling Firms

May 27, 2016

SCS Engineers is proud to announce the firm is ranked No. 26 in the 2016 Top 100 Waste and Recycling Firms list in 2016.

The Waste360 Top 100 ranks the largest waste and recycling firms in North America based on 2015 revenues. The Top 100 consists of firms that have collection fleets, own or operate processing or disposal sites, or like SCS Engineers are environmental consultants, engineers, and contractors involved in the business of solid waste and recycling systems and facilities.

SCS Engineers continues to grow, serving public and private clients across the nation and around the world. The firm’s core capabilities in solid and hazardous waste management, energy, remediation and environmental compliance bring value in a growing number of industries. SCS teams environmental engineers and consultants with scientists and business professionals to help municipalities and firms meet their environmental and business goals on time and on budget. SCS continues to bring value with supportive field services, innovations, and new technology to maintain sustainable solutions.

Visit SCS Engineers or meet SCS professionals at one of the conferences and events where the firm presents environmental compliance and engineering solutions to industries.

 

 

Posted by Diane Samuels at 10:15 am
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