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Does anyone have or can send me a link to a good DOT Log Template in excel format. I have seen waste companies use these before. It can be challenging to get logs from driver's on a timely basis. Having done it this way in the past, it was easier to manage.
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As part of global efforts to combat climate change and dramatically reduce global emissions, there is a lot of talk about the potential of hydrogen to replace fossil fuels at some future time. But the fact is, hydrogen is already being used for clean mobility, power generation and other applications. Hydrogen is already happening now.   Get on the Hydrogen Train, Plane, Bus and more! Alstom , a European transportation company, has built a regional passenger hydrogen train called the Coradia iLint and is currently undergoing its testing phase in Lower Austria. The company has already successfully demonstrated ...
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CASE STUDY THERMAL OXIDIZER LANDFILL – BIOGAS  Industry:   Landfill/Waste Management Project Type:   Biogas Project Goal:   Building a biogas facility to develop pipeline quality natural gas Equipment Type:   Carbon Adsorber   and   Thermal Oxidizer EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Gulf Coast Environmental Systems was tasked with finding a pollution control solution that could handle two combined PSA reject gas vent streams. PROJECT OVERVIEW: In this case, Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) systems are cleaning biogas from a landfill. Potentially dangerous gases like   methane (CH4) , carbon dioxide (CO2) ,   sulfides , and   ammonia , are ...
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I'm the Solid Waste Manager for the City of Port St. Lucie, Florida. We have been experiencing an ongoing problem with hydraulic oil spills and glass spills on GSP side loaders.  With regards to glass spills, these trucks from my understanding weren't designed for recycling but rather, for the collection of solid waste. Is that true? The contractor is currently retrofitting these trucks to mitigate the glass spills. Regarding hydraulic oil spills, as I write this, we had a large hydraulic spill in a gated community. And I don't know why, but the gated communities seem to get the lions share of the spills. We have quite a few of them so I suppose the law of ...
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Hi,  I have been on the municipal side of the Solid Waste industry for 17 years.  I have worn many hats during this time, with the last 3.5 years being in management.  There are so many challenges that we encompass each day, as many others do, I'm sure.  Because the industry seems to have such a huge turnaround with drivers/helpers due to the pay and/or nature of the job, I feel it hard to build a good reliable team.  We collect solid waste 5 days a week, between trash, recycle yard waste and bulk for just over 4K residents.  We seem to have quite a bit of missed collections each day, drivers who call out often, drivers who just want to drive and go home and ...
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Can someone please help in guiding or providing samples of performance reviews for the above.  Please reach out to me at jsharma94066@gmail.com.  Jai Sharma.
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I m working on a business plan. Does anyone have a sample business plan to share or maybe refer me to people who can assist in writing one? Thank you
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Hello, My name is Keanah Turner and I am a graduate student in the Environmental Science and Policy Department at George Mason University. I am currently in the process of completing my master’s thesis which has focused on identifying problems associated with recycling program management at the local level. Understanding the factors that influence the management of public recycling programs as well as the role local governments can play is critical since it may reveal why the recycling rate has stagnated and identify areas for improvement. In the past 10 years waste management and subsequently recycling program management has experienced a shift in operations ...
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20-087P: Waste Management Project Issue Date: February 12, 2020 12:00 pm Close Date: May 14, 2020 04:00 pm The Matanuska-Susitna Borough (MSB) is soliciting comprehensive proposals for development of a Waste Management Project. The MSB anticipates that the scope of services to be provided for the Project by the contractor (the “Company”) will include responsibility for designing, permitting, financing, constructing, commissioning, acceptance testing, operating and maintaining the Facility(ies) and required support facilities for an initial Term. Following the initial Term, this agreement shall remain in effect with up to two 5-year extensions ...
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I am currently searching for research or people whom have explored using Cradle To Grave Laws to dispose of Ewaste. Ewaste traditionally has cost municipalities large sums of money to deal with at the solid waste disposal site.  My interest is if this can be collected and sorted by manufacturer and then sent back to the manufacturer for proper disposal under the cradle to grave rules. Understand my intent here is to make these producer come to the table with a "waste funded up front fee" to help deal with all this.  In our area I live rural enough that every weekend is toss you old computer in a field days! I have started small just collecting the items along ...
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Looking for Swana member

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I attended the Pheonix Swana Wastecon 10/21-10/24 and I am looking to speak with a gentleman I meet in the Recycling Partnership Curbing Containment Workshop on Monday from 1-4 pm. I did not get your name. We sat at the same table and did some group workshops together. I am not sure but I think you are from North or South Carolina and represented a city municipality. We talked about flow control and I have a question for you. You did all the writing for our group.  My name is Bob David and I am from Wyoming and my friend with me is Kevin. There was a total 5 of us at the table. Please contact me at wdsbob@gmail.com
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Sanitary dump ponds in landfills create a unique set of challenges.  The biggest being how to increase the evaporation rates to concentrate solids for composting at a fast enough pace to keep up with the inflow? RWI Enhanced Evaporation  is in pre-release for its Sanitary Pit Boss wastewater evaporation unit.  During pre-release you get discount pricing in return for RWI Enhanced Evaporation being allowed to use the data from the operation of the unit for Scientific Papers, white papers, and industry articles. These units handle any type of wastewater, but Sanitary Pit Boss is specifically designed to handle sanitary dump ponding.  No nozzle to clog, no pumps ...
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​ ADVERTISEMENT FOR RFP   Marion County   Solid Waste System Analysis and Feasibility Consultant   Sealed proposals will be received by Tom Kissinger, Contracts Specialist, c/o the receptionist, at Marion County Department of Public Works at 5155 Silverton Road NE, Building #1, Salem, Oregon 97305-3802, until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 09, 2019 . Proposals must be labeled “ RFP for Solid Waste System Analysis and Feasibility Consultant C25102-PW574-19 .”   *Project Description*       Marion County Public Works – Environmental Servics Division (County) is currently seeking solid waste facility feasibility and ...
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Was curious if anybody is utilizing a harness system to access the top of front loaders? For instance: If you have laborers washing the trucks - do they access the top of the truck to clean cameras and such Do drivers access the top of the truck if trash doesn't make it into the hopper If you do have staff accessing the top of the truck via the ladder installed on the side of the truck or some other mobile rolling ladder - do you utilize a harness system? If so, can you provide specifics on what you use how it is attached to the truck/personnel what are the requirements for when it must be used If not, is there some other form of fall protection ...
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Landfill and Biogas plants produces some tough wastewater. With the APEX 2.0 down draft evaporation system; leachate from landfills or bio-gas operations is no longer a problem. Total plume control, total control of dry aerosol compound formation .... your shareholder value is protected and your wastewater problem is able to achieve zero discharge! All at less than a penny per 42 gallons evaporated on the OPEX! Three years of research and development went into Reducing the Carbon Footprint from 25 HP to 2.96 HP.  All while increasing evaporation rates by 16 percent.  (Average 1250 Gallons per hour per unit) The unique product now controls dry aerosol plume ...
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New SWANA Member

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​Good morning everyone, My name is Jon Wunder, I am the Safety/Risk Manager for MMT Insurance Services. Our agency specializes in the waste industry; we currently work with about 100 small, medium and large waste haulers and recyclers throughout California, Nevada, Utah and Idaho. My primary reason for joining SWANA was network and to share ideas and resources with others in the industry; I am not sales driven! I would love to add some new contacts, so if your interested in trading ideas and resources please drop me an email at: jon@mmtinsurance.com  Make it a safe day! Jon Wunder
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ICI Policy

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Hi Our organization is in the process of putting together an ICI Policy. Wondering if anyone out there would be kind enough to share their existing policy with us so we can have as wide a range of thoughts and ideas as possible. Any help would be much appreciated. Trent Quinton / Chief Operations Officer Western Regional Waste Management
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Toxic release inventories, or TRIs (Form R), are due on July 1 st   from facilities that release, manufacture, or use EPCRA Section 313 chemicals above EPA thresholds (over 25,000 lbs). Facilities must report, using Form R, quantities of 313 chemicals used during the calendar year to the EPA, including chemicals in waste onsite and offsite, as well as accidental releases. Regardless of whether TRI reporting is applicable, the methodology and supporting calculations need to be established to prove reporting is required, or NOT required. Though they are experts in what they do, companies may not understand all the rules or have the reporting methodologies in ...
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Environmental emissions reporting can be an arduous task if you do not have systems in place to monitor what materials you use and in what quantities. Your SDS system is the root of the process, and is preferably one that works well with your emissions database for streamlined reporting.   Lippert Components , a supplier of components to the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, trailer, bus, marine and heavy truck industries, has used DECA Environmental’s   Online SDS   and integrated Environmental Reporting systems for the past few years. According to Lippert’s Jason Demeter, the ease of use, flexibility, and integration of both systems has made ...
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