Waste Advantage Magazine 2012 Issues

January 2012   In This issue:

Bluewater Recycling Association: Putting Power in the Community’s Hands • Containers: Refurbished Containers As a Cost-Effective, Alternative Solution  • Communication: Using Automated Voice and Text Messaging To Save Time and Money in Your Operations • International: 180° Turnaround for a Solid Waste Management System:  The Guam Story and Lessons Learned  • Zero Accident Culture: Help Your Organization S.L.E.E.P. Better  •  Fleet Management Case Study: Casella Waste Systems Enhances Fleet Operations and Sustainability

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February 2012February 2012   In This Issue:

In the Spotlight: Bluewater Recycling Association: Putting Power in the Community’s Hands • Containers: Refurbished Containers As a Cost-Effective, Alternative Solution  • Communication: Using Automated Voice and Text Messaging To Save Time and Money in Your Operations • International: 180° Turnaround for a Solid Waste Management System: The Guam Story and Lessons Learned • Zero Accident Culture: Help Your Organization S.L.E.E.P. Better  • Fleet Management Case Study: Casella Waste Systems Enhances Fleet Operations and Sustainability

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March 2012   In This Issue:

The City of Billings, MT Solid Waste Division: Streamlining Operations For Efficiency • Engines: Maintaining the Life of Your Engine by Operating in a Waterless Capacity • Outreach: Control Your Positive Message: Communication and Outreach Techniques Designed to Engineer Your Desired Outcome While Mitigating Opposition • Management : The Invisible Spotlight: Your Priorities Are their Priorities • Waste-to-Energy: Gasplasma®: Revolutionizing the Waste-to-Energy Landscape  • Zero Accident Culture: Rethinking Your Safety Committee   

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April 2012    In This Issue: 

In the Spotlight Apple Valley Waste: Its Communities’ “Go To” Waste and Recycling Resource • Strategies/Planning: Econometric Modeling of Waste: The Value Proposition in an Uncertain Economy • Structures: Fast Forwarding Fabric • Solid Waste Management: The Importance of Landfill Gas Energy in Integrated Municipal Solid Management in the Developing World • Scales: Finding the Right On-Board Scales for Your Application • Waste-by-Rail: Rail Negotiating Best Practices • Zero Accident Culture: Hiring for Zero  • Awards: Larry Stone Honored with Inaugural Safety in Motion Award • Recycling: An Opportunity for Haulers to be Heroes • Landfills: Small-Scale Closed Landfill: Large-Scale Community Benefit • Transfer Stations: Applicable Regulations  Click Here to Read the Complete Issue or Download Articles 


 

May 2012    In This Issue:

In the Spotlight: Cragco, Inc.: Taking Pride in What They Do • Safety: Fall Protection for RCVs • Waste-by-Rail: Rail Yard Operations Best Practices • Management: Discomfort and Change in the Invisible Spotlight • Zero Accident Culture: Starting School for Waste and Recycling: New Employee Orientation • Recycling: Planning Efficient Bale Routes and Procedures • Composting: Wow, I Can Compost That? • Landfills: Funding: Department of Energy • Resource Spotlight: Call2Recycle • Transfer Stations: Transfer Station Siting Criteria

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June 2012    In This Issue:

In the Spotlight American Waste Control: No Signs of Slowing Down • Safety: The Heat Is On • Strategies/Planning: Carbon Offset Credit Hurdles for Municipal Solid Waste Projects • Lighting: The End of an Era: The T12 is Sent Packing by the DOE • Fluids: Environmentally Safe Bio-Hydraulic Fluid for Compactors on Refuse Trucks • Waste-by-Rail: Railroads: Requirements of Hauling Waste • Zero Accident Culture: Waste and Recycling Report Card: Mid-term Review • Tires Case Study: DuraSeal Technology Tires Helps Construction Waste Hauler Reduce Downtime Due to Flat Tires by 90 Percent  

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July 2012July 2012    In This Issue: 

In the Spotlight: R&S Waste Systems: Keeping the Right Attitude • Wastye-to-Energy and the Three”E”s: Energy Independence, Economic Development and Environmental Stewardship • Rethinking Capital Equipment Investments for Multi-Generation Products • Railcar Design and Use • Killing People with Kindness • Recycling: Collection Programs for Kitchen Organics • EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response • Landfills: Closure and Post-Closure Care Requirements for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

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August 2012August 2012    In This Issue:

In the Spotlight: Associated Refuse Haulers: Setting the Standard • Regulations Trends: Three Important Issues • Management: Leveraging Emerging Management System Standards to Create Improved EHS and Sustainability Performance • Partnerships: Public-Private Partnerships: Working Together for Better Performance, Efficiency and Service • Insurance Issues: Hard Times In Insurance • Waste-By-Rail: Fuel in the Rail Industry • Zero Accident Culture: Embracing Your ‘Inner City Dog’ • Guest Commentary: Examining the Waste Industry’s Safety Trends • Recycling: Things to Evaluate When Considering a Recycling Retro-fit  • Federal Funding ResourcesDepartment of Agriculture and Department of Commerce • Transfer StationsFirst of Two PartsTransfer Station Safety Issues • Resource Spotlight EPA’s WasteWise Program   Click Here to Read the Complete Issue or Download Articles 


 

September 2012September 2012    In This Issue: 

In the Spotlight: St. Landry Parish Solid Waste Disposal District: Turning Landfill Gas Into Biofuel • Maintenance: Best Practices in Maintenance for Waste Handling Fleets • Safety: Choosing the Right Backup Camera System • Waste-By-Rail: Using Rail to Transport Waste—Quantifying the Economics • Zero Accident Culture: ROI = ROI • Safety Case Study: Continuously Improve Safety Culture to Impact Bottom Line Results: A Case Study of Snohomish PUD •  Recycling: Slippery Regulations Atop Steep Markets • Landfills: Landfill Fires • Transfer Stations: Second of Two Parts  Transfer Station Safety Issues   

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October 2012    In This Issue:

In the Spotlight: ReCommunity: Rethinking Conventional Recycling • Trailers: Choosing the Right Trailer for Your Needs  • Trucks: First of Four Parts Deciding on the Right Power Take-Off • Waste Conversion: Marketing and Implementing Emerging Waste Conversion Technologies: The Local Effect • Waste-by-Rail: Rail Freight Traffic: A Leading Economic Indicator • Zero Accident Culture: The Science Behind Zero: Guest Commentary: Mitigating Risk in the Development of Emerging Technologies • Billing Case Study: Action Carting Saves Time, Money with Automated Billing

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November 2012   In This Issue:

The Newton, IA Landfill: A Smooth Operation • Tidying up Your Company’s Credit: 10 Steps to Make Your Next Truck Loan Application Easier and Less Stressful • Connecting and Mounting a Power Take-Off  • Cell Phones and Driving Are Bad for Business • Let’s Be Social • Waste-By-Rail: Managing the Details • Trucks Case Study: More Power, Quieter Efficiency • Food Waste Diversion: The Next Frontier for ‘Waste’ Management? • Planning and Designing Transfer Station and Materials Recovery Facilities to Support Zero Waste Initiatives • Landfilling in the European Community in Accordance with the Landfill Directive

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December 2012    In This Issue:

In the Spotlight: The City of Denton, TX Solid Waste & Recycling Department • Industry Trends: 2012: Year in Review •  Funding: Get Educated About the Grant Funding Process Before You Apply • Safety: A Simple, Underused Tool that Can Transform Your Safety Culture • Trucks: Troubleshooting PTO Installation: Working Through the Bugs • Strategies: An Organizing Approach for Entitling Waste Projects • Waste-By-Rail: OT5: What It Is, Why It’s Important • CNG Case Study: Environmentally Friendly Customer, Customer Friendly Supplier Team Up to Make a Real Difference in Winnipeg • Iowa’s EMS: Going Beyond Waste Diversion • Recycling Second of Three Parts Organics Diversion: How Do We Get There from Here? • Landfills: How Much Does my Landfill Leak?
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