DEC2020December 2020

In this issue: Recycling Equipment Maintenance: Care and Repair: Hydraulic Motor Maintenance in Recycling Operations •  Landfills: Planning for Uncertainty: Managing Landfill Airspace in Challenging Times • Containers: What to Expect When Purchasing a Roll-Off Container • Facilities Planning and Design: The Importance of Post Construction Operations and Facility Analysis • Personnel: Wages and Budgeting in 2021 • Software: Do You Want to Purchase New Software? • Operations Case Study: Out with the Old, and in with the New: Bringing the Antiquated Paper Bid Process into the 21st Century • Trucks: The EV Accessory Challenge • Management Case Study: From Paper-Based to Digital Operations • Maintenance: Tough Flooring for Frequent Disinfecting  • Safety Brief: Drop in Temperatures Require a Rise in Safety • HHW Corner: A Spotlight on Two Long-standing HHW Collection Programs That Have Shown Results
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NOV2020November 2020

In this issue: Food Waste Management: Tackling Challenging Waste Streams to Recycle Food Waste • Management: Tax Talk: 12 Year-End Topics to Discuss with Your Advisor • Tires: Past Tire Performance Can Help Fleets Make Informed Future Tire Decisions • Financing: Equipment Finance: Eight Months into a Global Pandemic • Wheels: Lighter Aluminum Wheels Outweigh Steel • Leachate Management: Leachate is the Driving Force for PFAS Sequestration in Landfills • Financing: As Your Business Grows, so do Your Bank Financing Alternatives • Landfills: Landfill Mining with Steam Injection • Waste Diversion: Busting the Sorting Myth • Guest Commentary: What Covid-19 Taught Me • Management Case Study: Never Missing a Beat
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OCT2020October 2020

In this issue: The Companies of ASI Waste: Adapting for Resiliency • Landfill GPS: Getting a Good Start with Landfill GPS • Insurance Issues: Commercial Insurance Market Disruption and How to Prepare for Your Renewal • Landfill Equipment: Best Practices for Keeping Your Landfill Equipment Productive and Efficient • Waste Conversion: The Importance of Waste Conversion Technologies • Safety: 7 Practical Safety Tips for Waste Management Professionals • Landfills: How Three Counties in Wisconsin are Using Landfills to Look Toward the Future • Guest Commentary: Working Towards a Safer Future • Trash Treasures: Mack Trucks Museum: Where the Past Meets Present • Perspectives: Looking Back on a 50 Year Career
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sept2020September 2020

In this issue: Telematics: Getting the Most from Your Landfill and Transfer Station Equipment Using Telematics • Software: Waste Fleet Safety and Distracted Driving: Technology and Best Practices • Industry Trends: Are Paper and Plastic Recyclers Prepared for a Market Rebound? • MRFs: Preparing MRFs for Success • Smart Waste Strategies: Make Your Waste Program Smarter with a Monitoring System • Landfills: Leachate Generation Trend after Closure of a Subtitle D Landfill • MRF Safety: Reducing Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards in your MRF • Emissions: Solving Emission Systems Headaches in Waste Truck Fleets • Waste Management: Wastewater Treatment Technology Does Not Have to be New to be Disruptive • Containers/Carts: Your Employee’s Safety Should Go Beyond Training • Leachate Management: Natural Attenuation and Low-Energy, Recirculating Well Pairs as Options for Mitigating Leachate Releases from Contemporary Landfills • Guest Commentary: The Three C’s: COVID-19, Collections and Community • Dumpster Case Study: Teaming Up with a Strategic Partner to Increase Revenue
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aug2020August 2020

In this issue: Industry Trends: The Waste and Recycling Industry Evolution: Top Three Takeaways from the COVID-19 Crisis • Leasing/Financing: Looking to Borrow During COVID-19? Watch Out for These Three Fine-Print Restrictions • Filtration: Clearing the Air: A Guide to Choosing a High-Performance Air Filter to Protect Machines and Employees • Organics: Organics Diversion Opportunity: Are We Wasting It? • Waste Management: How to Properly Convert Cannabis Products into Cannabis Waste: Disposal Strategies for California Businesses • Fleet Safety: Fleet Management Tools for Safe Driving • Shredders: Evaluating Which Type of Shredder is Best for Your Operation • Equipment: Avoid Tanking Risks: Innovative Water Tanks Maximize Productivity and Safety • Tires: Under Pressure: Four Tips to Keep Tire Pressure at Optimum Levels • Fire Management Case Study: Keeping Cool with ecomaine

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July2020July 2020

In this issue: Tipping Floors: Making Them Healthy Again • Scrap Recycling: Calculating Your ROI for Scrap Metal Recycling: The Value of Handheld XRF • Scales: Waste Haulers Get on Board with On-Board Weighing• Waste Management: How to Develop a Waste Management Plan for Commercial Cannabis Operations • Containers/Carts: Clean Trash: Sort, Sanitize, Secure • Waste Collector Safety: Can Tools from Other Industries Help? • Scales: On-Board Scales Drive Greater Profits for Any Fleet Type or Size • Containers/Carts: Medical Bins: Where Do I Begin? • Leachate Management: Managing Leachate Effectively with Alternative Daily Covers

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June2020June 2020

In this issue: Organic Recycling: Organics 101: A Stakeholder’s Guide to Organic Waste Material and Potential Strategies for Processing • Industry Trends: Heroes on the Frontline in New York City • Landfills: The Future Landfill: Can New Technologies Make It Better and Safer? • Protective Equipment: Needs-Based PPE Prescription • Landfill Liners and Daily Covers: Magnetic Liner Anchor System • Food Waste Management: Moving Towards Preventing Food Waste • Landfill Gas Management: Considerations for Design of Gas Collection Systems for Landfills • Containers: Fighting Container Odor and Contamination • Recycling: Effective Public Outreach Instrumental to Successful Waste and Recycling Programs

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May2020May 2020

In this issue: Industry Trends: The Impact of COVID-19 on Waste and Recycling • Insurance Issues: COVID-19: Managing Your Business Insurance • Leasing/Financing: How Truck Rental Can Be a Useful and Viable Option During Uncertain Times • Management: Bringing Value to the Forefront of Waste Management • Maintenance Issues in Waste Hauler Exhaust Systems: The Causes, the Costs and the Search for Solutions • Carts/Containers: An Introduction to Garbage Can Lid Locks • Buildings and Shelters: Fast Business Expansion with Pre-Engineered Buildings and Easily Expandable Buildings • Trailers: What Type of Trailer is Best for Your Application? • Odor and Dust Control: The Many Ways to Spray • PFAS and Wastewater: Designing a Contingency Plan • Asbestos: A Never-Ending Epidemic • Tipping Floor Case Study: City of Rocky Mount’s Tipping Floor Replacement: A Great Success • Guest Commentary: The Real Cost of Wish-Cycling for Your City • Beyond the Workforce: Operations Support and Consulting

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APRIL2020April 2020

In this issue: Transfer Stations : Deliver an Effective Transfer Station Design through Comprehensive Programming and Analysis • Insurance Issues: Salting the Insurance Wound: Where Do We Go from Here? • Facilities Planning and Design: Designing and Operating Solid Waste Facilities for Durability • Fleet Management: Fleet Management: Then and Now • Roll-Offs: Roll-Off Containers: What You Need to Know Before You Buy • Facilities Planning and Design: Green Construction Requirements Widespread, Despite Some Opposition • Software: How to Register for and Use the EPA e-Manifest System • Guest Commentary: Why Recruiting Women W&R Leaders Should be Top Priority in 2020 • Planning and Analysis: Second of Two Parts The Florida Waste-To-Energy Project That Almost Never Was Built: Implementation • Buildings and Shelters Case Study: Composting Biosolids in Florida

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MARCH2020-2March 2020

In this issue: Macon-Bibb County, GA Solid Waste Department: Changing with the Times • Recycling: Fixing the Recycling Supply Chain: A Blockchain Solution •
Material Handling Equipment: Five Ways to Optimize Your Intelligent Sorter • Industry Trends: An Inside Look at the Global Waste and Recycling Market • Leachate Management: How is the Health of Your Landfill’s Circulatory System? • Training/Education: Essential Training Requirements for Hazardous Waste Haulers • Landfills: A Strategy to Tame Elevated Temperatures at Landfill Sites … and Keep Them from Developing • Software: Making the Switch to Electronic Billing: What You Need to Know • Pest Control: A Rundown on Mitigating the Effects of Garbage Can Pests • Trash Treasures: Making a LEGO® Idea ASL Garbage Truck Become a Reality • Planning and Analysis: First of Two Parts The Florida Waste-To-Energy Project That Almost Never Was Built

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feb2020February 2020

In this issue: Big’s Sanitation: Full Force Ahead • Fire Management: Preparing for the Next Steps • 2019 Year in Review: An Industry in Transition• Transfer Stations: MSW Transfer Station Safety • Landfills: A Solution for PFAS • Waste Transportation: Transfer Trailer Weighing Systems • Asset Management: Keeping Your Operations Profitable and Sustainable • Scales : 7 Essential Questions to Consider Before Purchasing a Truck Scale • Personal Protective Equipment: Back Belts: What Are They Good for? • Personnel/Staffing Case Study: Think Differently About MRF Wages and Headcount: New Approach. Bigger Impact • Event Preview: SWANApalooza is Back! • Tires Case Study Engine Biters Eat Through Tires • Safety in a Jam • Maintenance in Composting Fleet Management: From Fail-to-Fix to Predict-and-Prevent  • Six Most Forgotten Features at HHW Collection Facilities – Part 2: Local/Spot Exhaust Ventilation • Get to know: Albert Fralinger III

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jan2020January 2020

In this issue: A1 Organics: Continuing to Innovate • Industry Trends: Updates to GHG Regulations and Impacts to the Waste Industry • Odor Control: Odor Control Best Practices  • Business and Communication Tools: Data Clean-Up: Address Your Data Mess and Improve the Citizen Experience • Trailers: Between the Road and the Load: Calculate True Capacity Before Buying Your Next Trailer • Management: 7 Principles for Building Teamwork in Recycling Plants • Odor Control: Attacking Odor at The Source • Buildings and Shelters: Durable Building Solutions • Maintenance: 55 Ways to Reduce Equipment Costs for the New Year • Odor Control: Odor Dispersion Systems: What is Right for your Site  • Recycling: Combating Recycling Challenges • Trash Treasures: The Oregon Convention Center: Minimizing Waste • Safety: Preparing for Winter and Inclement Weather  • Marketing Strategies: Paving the Way for Increased Conversions • Maintenance: Preventive Maintenance Procedures for Refuse Trailers • HHW Corner: Six of the Most Forgotten Features at HHW Collection Facilities: Part 1

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