Waste Advantage Magazine 2017 Issues

September 2017

september 2017 issueIn the Spotlight: The City of Baltimore’s Department of Public Works: Collaboration and Outreach ♦ Facilities Planning and Design: Proper Planning of a Project ♦ Landfills: Addressing the Use of Native Plants in the Re-Vegetation of Landfills ♦ Safety: 5 Ways to Optimize Pedestrian Safety ♦ Structures: Preparing a Site for a Fabric Structure ♦ Strategies: A Method to the Madness: Process Improvement ♦ Waste Conversion: Bioplastics Role in the New Plastic Economy ♦ Logistics: Humans and Technology Working Together to Advance the Industry’s Standard Safety Practices ♦ Management: 7 Solutions to Bring More Business to Your Waste and Recycling Company ♦ Show Preview: ISWA World Congress & WASTECON® 2017: A Gathering From Around the World ♦ Guest Commentary: Reflections on Cuba ♦ Recycling: Mechanical Versus Aerodynamic Technologies

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August 2017

august 2017 issueMaintenance: The Economics and Benefits of Environmentally Friendly Spill Products ♦ From The Experts: Image is Everything ♦ International: The Collection of Municipal Waste in North Africa ♦ Transfer Stations: Extending the Useful Life of Your Tipping Floor ♦ Safety: Is There a Fire Epidemic Facing The Waste and Recycling Industry? ♦ Industry Trends: Global Waste and Recycling Markets ♦ Organic Recycling: The Hauler’s Cart Decision Should Not Be Organic ♦ Equipment Case Study: Honolulu Disposal Service Keeps Citizens Safe, Drivers Accident-Free with PRECO Electronics’ PreView® Radar Systems ♦ Trucks: How Turbines are Creating the Next-Generation of Clean, Efficient Fleets ♦ Carts/Containers: Reducing Risk in the Trash Room: Five Things to Look for Before Choosing a Dumpster Moving Solution ♦ Safety Brief: Fire Extinguishers: Your First Line of Defense Against Fires ♦ Management: Servant Leadership in the Waste Industry ♦ Waste Management Case Study: The Story Behind a First-Ever, New Underground Waste System Deployed in the U.S. ♦ Composting: Understanding the Growing Compost Market ♦ Personal Protective Equipment: Work Boots and Shoes: PPE for Your Feet

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July 2017

july 2017 issueIn the Spotlight: Sprint Waste Services: Leading by Example ♦ Fleet Management: Telematics for CNG Vehicle Fuel Management ♦ Carts/Containers: Curb the Smell of Trash Day: Tackling Trash Odors Can Increase Resident Satisfaction and Improve Your Bottom Line ♦ Landfill Gas Management: Prevent Operational Headaches by Taking Charge of Condensate ♦ Recycling: Best Practices to Track Your Recycling Program ♦ Spill Control: Sorbent Solutions ♦ Equipment: Factors to Consider: Portable Restrooms on Construction Sites ♦ Management: 5 Strategies to Attract Millennial Talent to Your Recycling Industry Business ♦ Planning and Analysis: Funding a Solid Waste Fleet Replacement Program ♦ Household Hazardous Waste: Tennessee’s Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program

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June 2017

June 2017 IssueIn the Spotlight: Red River Waste Solutions: All in the Family ♦ Scrap Recycling: Recipe for ROI ♦ Leasing and Financing: Cost-Effective Strategies for Evolving Collection Equipment ♦ The Benefits of Spring Brake Chambers Using a Welded Yoke Clevis ♦ A Better Way for Waste Management Trucks to Reduce Blind Spots ♦ Online Payment Portals ♦ How Electronic Recycling Software Can Help E-Waste Recyclers ♦ Video Smoke Detection for Waste Management Plants ♦ The New Refillable 1 lb. Propane Cylinders: Sparking the Paradigm Shift Away From Disposables ♦ What Glove Ratings Won’t Tell You ♦ Optimizing Your System With Once A Week Collection ♦ 10 Ways to Improve your Emergency Response Plan ♦ Guest Commentary: A Death In The Family ♦ Composting Case Study: Sustainable Cycle

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May 2017

may 2017 issueIn the Spotlight: Beverly Companies: Serving a Diverse Customer Base ♦ Financing: Equipment Financing Options: Banks vs. Private Finance Companies ♦ Fleet Management: Top Five Reasons Why Integrated “Smart Truck” Solutions are the Way to Go ♦ Facilities Planning and Design: Pitfalls of Planning Construction Projects at Existing Facilities ♦ Truck Equipment: Waste Collection is Dirty Work … It’s Also Dangerous ♦ Insurance Issues: Set Your Company Apart ♦ Landfill Management: Planning for an Outbreak of Animal Disease ♦ Shredding/Grinding: Pre-Shredding Heavily Contaminated Waste to Minimize Grinder Costs ♦ Structures: Fabric Structures: Innovating the Waste Management Industry ♦ Mapping: Using Maps for Scheduling Roll-Offs ♦ Landfill Closure/Post-Closure Procedures: A New Methodology for Landfill Closures Allows for Benchless Designs ♦ Containers: Closing Your Dumpsters: Choosing the Right Cover to Minimize Pollutants and Fines ♦ Alternative Daily Covers: A No Brainer for Landfills ♦ Profile Update: Catching Up with Waste Pro ♦ Trash Treasures: National Garbage Man Day: A Week of Celebrating the Waste Industry ♦ Event Preview: Garbageman’s Invitational: A National Networking Opportunity  ♦ Confessions of a Landfill Engineer: Waste Conference Wanderlust ♦ Containers/Carts Case Study: “Floating” a Positive Solution

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April 2017

april 2017 issueIn the Spotlight: Santek Waste Services: Building Environmentally Strong Infrastructural Assets ♦ Facilities Planning and Design: Making Way for CNG ♦ Screening and Separating: The Difficulties of Screening Compost ♦ Alternative Fuels: Making the Case for Electric Waste Transfer Vehicles ♦ Route Optimization: Route Optimization Secrets of Success: Six Steps to Getting Results ♦ Safety: Steps to Reducing Common Risks of Moving Heavy, Bulky Dumpsters ♦ Separators: The Economics of Rebuilding Versus Buying New Equipment in the Recycling Industry ♦ Fleet Management: The Internet of Things (IoT): Connecting Drivers, Vehicles and the Back Office ♦ Trucks Case Study: The One Thing the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Doesn’t Worry About ♦ Waste Transportation: Second of Two Parts: Railroad “Think”: Understanding Logistics ♦ Waste Conversion Case Study: Waste Conversion Technologies: Making Trash into Treasure to Drive the Circular Economy

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March 2017

march 2017 issueMRFs: Planning and Implementing a Facility Expansion ♦ Roll-Offs: Comparing Hook-lift and Roll-off Cable Hoist Systems ♦ Alternative Daily Covers: Rapid Response ADC? ♦ Sustainability: Walking through the Food Waste Hierarchy ♦ First of Two Parts: The Value in Rail Transportation Logistics ♦ Personal Protective Equipment: How Safe is Safe Enough? ♦ Food Waste Management: Reducing Industrial Food Waste ♦ Wheels: Innovative Aluminum Wheel Solutions for Business Returns ♦ Planning and Analysis: Developing a Master Plan for the City of Kirkwood, MO ♦ Event Preview: Here Comes SWANApalooza 2017! ♦ Vintage History Corner: The Ever Expanding History of the Front Load Refuse Truck

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February 2017

February 2017 issueIn the Spotlight: Advanced Technology Recycling: Recover, Repurpose, Reuse ♦ Industry Trends: 2016  Year in Review: Moving Forward ♦ Facility Planning and Design Emergency Response ♦ Computer Systems: Software Continuity Plan ♦ Trucks: Are You Figuring the HCO When Purchasing a Truck? ♦ Disposal Strategies: Oilfield Waste Disposal Alternatives ♦ Personal Protective Equipment: Tips for Selecting Protective Eyewear ♦ Zero Waste Case Study: Materials Management Success: Diamond Packaging

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January 2017

January 2017 issueIn  the Spotlight: Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County (FL) ♦ Trucks: One Size Doesn’t Fit All ♦ Composting Certification: U.S. Composting Council: Certifying People and Products ♦ Leachates: Electro-Oxidation Promising for Landfill Leachate Ammonium Removal ♦ Fleet Management: Reducing Vehicle Downtime is a Budget-Friendly Initiative ♦ Separators: Modern Separation Equipment Increases Ferrous and Nonferrous Recovery Rates for MSW/MRF Facilities ♦ Scales Case Study: SURVIVOR® in Shining Armor ♦ Planning and Analysis: Conducting a Recyclables Materials Composition Study ♦ Material Handling Case Study: Scrap Tires Reduced to Crumb Rubber with Help of Bulk Bag Dischargers

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