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Archive for September, 2016

23 September 2016

Capturing comprehensive waste diversion rates in New York State

Every state has some kind of recycling goal, whether it’s called the diversion rate, the municipal solid waste (MSW) recycling rate, or even the solid waste recycling rate. EPA even has a worksheet to calculate what it refers to as the MSW recycling rate. So, why do diversion rates vary as much as 25 percent…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Bodhi Piedmont-Fleischmann at 4:53 PM  |  No Comments on Capturing comprehensive waste diversion rates in New York State

16 September 2016

Landfill industry changes – how will they affect optimizing operations?

I have been thinking a lot about how things have changed in the landfill industry and how these changes are affecting approaches to optimizing landfill operations. I thought others in the industry might be interested in my ruminations. Please feel free to reply back with other changes you have noticed. Options for increasing landfill densities…

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Categories: Biogas and Landfill Gas, Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Organics, Solid Waste
Posted By Rob Sochovka at 10:14 AM  |  1 Comment on Landfill industry changes – how will they affect optimizing operations?