December 2019

DEC2019In this issue: Walters Recycling and Refuse: Taking it to the Next Level • Facilities Planning and Design: Important Things to Know before Beginning the Bidding/Permitting Process • Compliance and Regulations: The Commercial Driver’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse: A Centralized Resource • Food Waste Management: The Power of Curbside Food Scrap Collection • Arms and Lifters: Cart Lifter Tips, • Management/Personnel: Don’t Ignore the Bad Apple • Fleet Management: Transportation Fleets Lowering Tire Costs Through Data, • Business Intelligence and Lifecycle Management • Attachments: Coupling Safety and Efficiency • Waste Transportation: Who Can Answer My Heavy-Haul Questions? • E-Waste Management: The 5G Revolution and What it Means for E-Waste • Industry Resources: Zero Waste Principles & Practices Certification Program Presented by CRRA and SWANA. • Event Wrap-Up: This Was Not Your Typical WASTECON® • Software Case Study: Simplicity and Efficiency: Moving to a Streamlined ERP System • Event Wrap-Up: EREF 25th Anniversary Celebration and Fall Classic Events Bring Together Industry Executives in Support of EREF

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November 2019

nov2019In this issue: Rizz Containers and Disposal: Small but Mighty • Waste Transportation: Reducing Roadside Inspection Violations Through Fleet Strategies and Solutions for Heavy-Duty Trucks • Insurance Issues Market Trends: Navigating the Insurance Process Effectively • Tires: Making a Difference in Waste Haul Tires • Circular Economy: Recycled Content Supporting a Circular Economy • MRFs: Why Moisture Measurement is Crucial in Recycling and MRF Operations • Waste Transportation: Keep Your IT Assets Safe While on The Road • Recycling: Metal Powder Recycling: Closing the Loop on Sustainability• Guest Commentary: Field Experiences: My Day on a Bulky Trash Route • Inventory Control Case Study: The Right Part at the Right Time Paid off for a Virginia Company Paver

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October 2019

October2019In this issue: City of Tucson, AZ’s Deparment of Environmental and General Services: No Trash Left Behind • Management: Best Practices for Writing and Negotiating a Labor RFP • Facilities Planning and Design: Rebuilding After a Natural Disaster • Compliance and Regulations: Trends in Waste Legislation: What Recent Regulations Are on Our Radar • Landfills: The Benefits of an Encapsulated Mechanically Stabilized Earthen (eMSE) Berm • Industry Trends: The Evolution of Bag Bans in the United States • Oil Analysis: Like Water for Oil: Secrets of Fluids Unveiled • Personal Protective Equipment: Protecting Arms with Sleeves • Landfills: Geosynthetic Turf Solutions for Final Closure: A Decade of Weather-Resistant and Environmental Performance • Safety: Equipping Your Fleet with Reflectives • Balers: Evaluating Baler Styles • Containers: Replace Your Roll-Off Container Parts Before Disaster Strikes • Trash Treasures: 4ocean: Building the First Economy for Ocean Plastic • In the Field: Volusia County’s Solid Waste Compliance Team: Safety Is Job One • Containers Case Study: From Metal to Plastic: Culver City, CA Makes the Move to More Durable Containers • Billing Case Study: Mountain State Waste Finds the Right Partner to Process Fees

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September 2019

sept2019In this issue: Environmental 360 Solutions: Streamlining Environmental Management • Tipping Floors: Creating Durable Concrete Floors for Your Solid Waste Facility • Insurance Issues: Salting the Insurance Wound • Recycling Containers: Setting Yourself up for Success: Best Practices for Recycling in Your Organization • Balers: Maximizing Baler Performance • Insurance Issues: Will Insurance Companies Find Collision Avoidance Boosts Their Bottom Line? • Buildings and Shelters: Save Big with Truss Arch Building Solutions • Trailers: Overcoming Payload Limits • Event Preview: Expand Your Horizons at WASTECON® 2019 • Material Handlers Case Study: Equipment Considerations on the Tipping Floor

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August 2019

aug2019In the Spotlight: Sussex County, NJ Municipal Utilities Authority: 30 Years of Solid Waste and Recycling • Trailers: Crunching the Numbers • Landfill Equipment: Articulated Trucks in the Landfill • Waste Conversion: Gasification Unlocks the Flexibility of Clean Energy • Containers: 10 Types of Waste Hauling Containers and How to Use Them • Trailers: Choosing the Right Trailer for the Right Haul • Containers: Focusing on Your Business: The Benefits of Third-Party Repair Services • Planning and Analysis: What is the Use of Doing Solid Waste Rate Analysis? • C&D Equipment: The Most Important Factors to Consider When Matching an Attachment to a Piece of Equipment • Containers: Rethinking the Commercial Dumpster • Event Preview: Deconstruction & Reuse 19: Building Reusable Communities

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July 2019

july-COVER2019In the Spotlight: CompuCycle: Strength in Longevity • Facilities Planning and Design Upgrading your MRF: What to Consider Before Starting the Process • Safety: Heat and Hydration • Personnel: Temporary Staffing: The Shock Absorber for Your Workforce Ups and Downs • Buildings and Shelters: • Exploring the Versatility of Fabric Structures for Waste Management • Industry Trends: Food Waste Update: The Industry’s Progress in 2019 • Leasing/Financing: Understanding Early Payoff Terms Before Signing on the Dotted Line • Management: Sales and Marketing Best Practices: Capturing Online Buyers • Marketing Case Study: Reducing Operational Costs and Promoting Economic Development • Trucks: Choose Your Truck Cab Carefully and Make More Money • Software Case Study: Streamlining Operations

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June 2019

JUNE2019In the Spotlight: Revolution Recovery: Positioning the Company at the Front Line of Innovative Solutions • Landfills: Subterranean Landfill Fires: The Cause and Solutions • Training:
The Shortage of Landfill Operators: Why Training to Certify is the Answer • Waste Transportation: Evaluating a Rail Location • Risk Management: Operational Risk Management in the Waste Industry • Leachate Management: Maintaining a Careful Balance • Truck Equipment: Providing a Safer View: Steps to Identifying Possible Blind Spots and Their Solutions • Industry Resource: Carton Council: Breaking Through Misconceptions • Landfill Case Study: Utah Landfill Shuffles, Gains Space

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May 2019

MAY2019In the Spotlight: Balcones Resources: Building on Success and Longevity • Trucks: Electric Fans Gain Traction in Engine Cooling • Containers: Rethinking Plastic FELs • Leasing/Financing: How Truck Rentals Can Bolster Growth and Opportunity • Industry Trends: Cannabis, Waste and Cash: Revenue, Investment and M&A Opportunities from the Imminent Accelerated Growth of the Marijuana Industry • Organic Recycling: Food Waste Collection and Recycling Provides Haulers with New Destinations for Organics and Financial Benefits • Telematics: Telematics and Collision Avoidance Systems: Better Together • Facilities Planning and Design: Minimizing Impacts from Transfer Stations and MRF Operations • Composting: Making the Transition from Wood Waste Recycling to Composting: What You Need to Know • Truck Equipment: Hooklifts for Waste Haulers • Tires: Tire Evaluations: Test to Get the Best • Engines: The Problems with EGRs, DPFs and SCRs • Composting Case Study: A 30-Year Partnership • Leachates Case Study: Reining in the Long-Term Care of an Old Landfill: A Sustainable Case Study at a Forest Preserve • Maintenance: Giving Technicians All the Tools of the Trade • Safety Brie: Headlight Safety: Let There Be Light  • From the Experts: The Importance of Community Outreach and Public Education  • Marketing Strategies: Burritos and Branding: Communication Leads to Differentiation  •  Get to Know … Shawn Mandel

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April 2019

APL2019In the Spotlight: Caglia Environmental: Rooted in the Community • Industry Trends: Now and Then: A Look Back at 30 Years of Recycling • Telematics: How to Allocate Fleet Resources Better with Telematics  • Facilities Planning and Design: Evaluating the Challenges and Benefits of Constructing a Solidification Pit at your Landfill Facility • Fleet Management : What Waste Fleet Managers Want: An Industry Survey • Odor Control: Neutralizing Facility Odors with Plant-Based Solutions • Smart Technologies: The Five Success Factors for Digital Transformation  in the Waste and Recycling Industries • Landfills: Landfill Haul Roads: Another Avenue for Innovative Change • Disaster Management: How Air Curtain Burners Fit into Disaster Response Plans • Safety: The A-B-C’s of Safety: Easy. Simple. Effective. •  Smart Technologies: Tackling Domestic Organics Recycling • Hazardous Waste Management: Hazardous Waste Treatment: Onsite, Transfer Station or Landfill? • Waste Equipment: Efficiency that Goes to Waste: Choosing the Right-Size Roll-On Container for Refuse Hauling • Odor Control Case Study: Odor Control by Atomized Mist Aids Sugar Beet Processing • Management Case Study: Growing the Bottom Line

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March 2019

march2019In the Spotlight: The City of Irving, TX Solid Waste Service Department: Delivering Exceptional Services • Aluminum Wheel Maintenance Matters! • Safety Brief Disposable Coveralls  • From the Experts: Trickle Down Effect • Marketing Strategies: Planning to Fail  • Get to Know … Adam Beeson • Conveyors: When It Comes to Conveyor Solutions: “One Size Does Not Fit All”  • Leachate Management: A “Natural” Approach to Leachate Management • Truck Equipment: Hooklift Systems Versus Cable Hoists in Today’s Waste Environment • Leasing/Financing: Look Close at Valuable 2019 Tax Deductions on Equipment • TrucksTier IV: The Climate of Change • Leachates: The Environmental Dangers of PFAS and Technologies for Removing Them • Training/Education: 3 Steps for Training Drivers on Vehicle Inspection Requirements • Management Addressing the Opposition to Change • Event Preview: Garbageman’s Invitational: Celebrating 10 Years

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February 2019

FEB2019In the Spotlight: kmG Hauling: Leading by Innovation • Industry Trends: 2018 Year in Review: An Industry in Transition • Alternative Fuels: Making Sure your Facility is Properly Equipped for a CNG Conversion • Landfills: Using a Mechanically Stabilized Earth Berm to Expand Existing Landfill Space • Trucks: Winter Weather: Driving in Less than Ideal Conditions • Waste Conversion: Evaluating the Business Case for Digestate Treatment • Scrap Recycling: Scrap Metal Fires: Mitigating Risk • Waste Conversion: Energy from Biomass • Event Preview: SWANApalooza 2019: Getting Technical and Building the Future • Industry Resources: PaintCare: “Painting Smarter”

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January 2019

JAN-cover-SMIn the Spotlight: Ryan’s Recycling: The Future of the Waste and Recycling Industry
Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Select a Qualified M&A Transaction Advisor • Composting: Leveraging Biodegradation and Composting to Divert Waste from Landfills • Oils/Lubricants: Proactive Maintenance is Key for Efficiency • Facilities Planning and Design: Optimal Surroundings • Fleet Management: The Ultimate Checklist for Selecting a GPS Tracking System for Your Waste Fleet • Tires: Retreads: A Reliable, Profitable and Sustainable Business Solution for Fleets • Safety: Reflective Tune-Up • Event Wrap-Up: Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and Canadian Waste to Resource Conference • Industry Resources: Call2Recycle’s Safety Campaigns: Avoid the Spark and Charge Up •  Safety • Guest Commentary: Could Opportunity Rise from the Chinese Recycling Crisis
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