It’s one of those headlines you can’t ignore: “People Are Living Inside Landfills as the World Drowns in its Own Trash.” The Huffington Post recently published an in-depth report about Bantar Gebang, Indonesia’s largest landfill, and the villages that are crammed against its compressed trash mounds. As many as 3,000 families live within the footprint … More Families Living Inside Indonesia’s Largest Landfill
Nearly half of landfills today are privately owned, with industry controlling 85 to 90 percent of permitted capacity. Increasingly, more municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are becoming privatized, now controlling the bulk of waste in the U.S. Today, about half of them are privately owned, with industry controlling 85 to 90 percent of permitted capacity, … More Why Some Landfills are Becoming Privatized, While Others Remain Public
China’s Recycling Import Ban: Uncertain Times for Solid Waste Agencies via WIH Resource Group – Waste Management Consulting … More China’s Recycling Import Ban: Uncertain Times for Solid Waste Agencies
I remember the first time I heard that Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his time reading and thinking, and has done so for his entire career. I was even more surprised by how Buffett’s long-term business partner describes his weekly schedule: You look at his schedule sometimes and there’s a haircut. Tuesday, haircut day. That’s what … More The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule
Cost of service studies are an essential tool in managing a solid waste agency in these uncertain times. They provide opportunities for introduction of smart technologies, cost optimization, improved customer service and long-term financial planning. Doing more with less has become a mantra within public-sector agencies. As a result, managers and other decision makers face … More Solid Waste Ratemaking: The Whys and How
Plastic roads are said to be 60% stronger than traditional roads, and lab tests project these roads may last up to three times longer. … More Can Plastic Roads Curb Part of the Waste Epidemic?
In many lawsuits, an expert witness is a necessary component. Without an expert providing information on how and why something went wrong, or what the generally accepted standard of care is in their particular realm of expertise, juries may have no basis upon which to make an informed decision. The types of lawsuits wherein experts … More When Do You Need an Expert Witness?