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Archive for May, 2015

27 May 2015

Temporary exposed geomembrane caps – what are the benefits?

Landfill regulations prescribe the use of daily, interim, and final waste covers. While these requirements certainly satisfy short and long-term environmental considerations, I have found that sometimes alternative cover approaches are needed to better address operational concerns. For intermediate slopes (slopes that will not have additional waste added or final cover for 5 to 10…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Donald Hullings, PE at 11:30 AM  |  No Comments on Temporary exposed geomembrane caps – what are the benefits?

13 May 2015

Tips for getting the most from construction meeting minutes

As an engineer, I attend more than my fair share of construction meetings, and I wanted to pass along a few tips for documenting – in writing – what goes on at these meetings. Are you reading this thinking, “Writing minutes is a boring exercise with no real purpose, and I can do it at…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Operations and Maintenance, Solid Waste, Transfer/Recycling/Processing Facilities
Posted By Matt Beebe at 1:05 PM  |  7 Comments on Tips for getting the most from construction meeting minutes