waste transfer Articles

  • Transfer stations case study: waste transfer stations go green

    As old landfills reach their limits and new ones open in remote areas, waste management firms are building more transfer stations as a necessary step in the waste hauling and disposal process. These facilities provide a cost-efficient way to transfer waste from collection vehicles into semi-trailers for transport to remote landfills or other end points of disposal. This practical solution also ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Jefferson county waste transfer, Bessemer, Alabama

    CONSTRUCTING JEFFERSON COUNTY ALA.'S new solid-waste transfer site to fit an existing county lot challenged the project’s contractor and engineers to develop a unique solution for a potentially severe erosion-control problem. The county-owned site offered good access for large vehicles and seclusion from residential areas, which made obtaining the proper zoning and permits less complicated. ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Waste Transfer Station Odours - Case Study

    Application Greenstar Ltd. who operate the large waste transfer station at Ballyogan needed to ensure working conditions inside the building were acceptable to the workforce and that the surrounding area did not suffer from odourous emissions. An early part of the design process called for an efficient extraction system to draw air from the Reception Hall and the Baling Hall to meet these ...

  • Transfer stations rural transfer station design

    Since small transfer stations in rural or tribal settings receive considerably lower volumes of waste and customer vehicles than large urban or suburban facilities, many of the design criteria will simply not apply. Cost frequently is a major consideration for small rural transfer stations, limiting what can be done. Consequently, rural transfer stations are often uncovered or partially covered ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Transfer stations the revitalization of a transfer station complex

    Lancaster county solid waste management authority (LCSWMA) manages the municipal solid waste from Lancaster County, PA homes and businesses, serving approximately 520,000 residents. Once private haulers deliver the waste to LCSWMA, the organization employs a multi-step approach to trash disposal and processing, called an Integrated System. This system saves significant landfill capacity and ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Transfer stations/weighbridge Ops

    Most people involved in weighbridge operations in the waste industry would say to you that nothing much has changed. We think differently! The days of tipping co-mingled waste straight into the ground are nearly gone. City growth has not only filled older nearer tips faster but made it almost impossible to find new locations within economic travel distances. And no one wants a tip right next ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers

    A Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) is a tool which can augment government efforts to achieve integrated environmental management and to promote pollution prevention. PRTRs are part of a new, cooperative, approach to environmental management, involving governments, industry and the public alike. All three groups can use the information generated in a PRTR to improve efficiencies, ...


    By The World Bank

  • Transfer stations: finding the right shade of green for your transfer station

    The goal of sustainable design in the built environment is to move the bar higher. A good definition of sustainability is the act of balancing the environmental, social and economic needs of the built and natural environments for present and future generations (Brundtland Commission, 1987). These principles can be applied to every type of project, including the design of transfer stations and ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Transfer stations: t-harmony for transfer stations—finding your “perfect match”transfer stations: t-harmony for transfer stations—finding your “perfect match”

    Transfer St ation “Right Sizing” (design, location and aesthetics) is a similar comparison to a dating service. Sounds strange right? Well, think about it; you need to know what is right for you, what individual needs you have, what your long term goals are, what you are willing to invest and what you are looking to get out of it. The “Right ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Effective policy framework for the promotion of 3R technology transfer

    Growing waste volume and diversity in Asia, opens an array of 3R business opportunities, mainly in the recycling sector. To establish waste economy, developing Asian countries require appropriate reduce, reuse, recycle (3R) technologies, thus technology transfer from developed to developing Asia. National policy governance of the host countries, play an important role for technology leapfrogging ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • York Region Integrated Solid Waste Processing and Transfer Facility - Cash Flow Analysis of Alternatives

    This paper deals with the use of financial modelling to assist the Region in deciding how to achieve its desired diversion rate. The Region, its consultants, and its constituent municipalities (nine in number, and who are responsible for collecting solid waste) developed alternative ways for achieving the objectives. These included both a 2 and a 3 stream integrated processing and transfer ...


  • Technical and Economical Selection of Optimum Transfer-Transport Method in Solid Waste Management in Metropolitan Cities

    Transfer-transport of the waste is one of key functional elements in solid waste management from technical and financial viewpoint. Unfortunately very few reach activities has been conducted in this field regarding local characteristic of phenomenon which urges undertaking local surveys and research projects. Tehran Organization of Waste Recycling and Composting has decided to ...


    By University of Tehran

  • ACO’s comprehensive product range delivers value-engineered SUDS solution at new waste transfer station

    ACO Water Management's ability to supply products that cover every process required for sustainable drainage - Collect, Clean, Hold, Release - has delivered a comprehensive, value-engineered SUDS solution for J&J Stanley at its new waste transfer station in Newcastle upon Tyne. By working with a single team on the design of the entire system, the completed scheme - together with each ...


    By ACO Group

  • The city of salem, va’s transfer station: building a cost-effective facility

    Founded in 1802, the City of Salem, VA is situated in the Shenandoah Valley between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains on the Roanoke River. The City owns and operates its water system, electric distribution system and sewer system.1 Opened in Summer 2006, the City of Salem’s 18,000 square foot transfer station is directly across the street from its previous location. The old transfer ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • LEED certification provides many benefits for your transfer station

    One of the objectives of solid waste managers is to find new ways to educate people about how to live and work more sustainably. When you build your new transfer station, material recovery facility or other solid waste facility, you have a tremendous opportunity to put into practice those sustainability efforts to show people what a difference it can make. What does that mean for the design and ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Waste in the Netherlands

    Household waste More than 10% of waste arisings in the Netherlands consists of household waste. The local authorities are responsible for collecting this category of waste. A set of rules compels the local authorities to collect separately organic household waste, glass, paper and board, textiles and small chemical waste. The policy aims at giving producers more responsibility for their products ...


  • Waste not in Asheville

    Asheville, North Carolina, has gained a national reputation as a hub of local and artisanal foods. In fact, the local foods movement in this Southern Appalachian city has become so embedded in the community consciousness that the city has dubbed itself “the world’s first Foodtopian Society.” There are hundreds of unique restaurants, dozens of bakeries, breweries and ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Transfer station retrofits and expansions: Rethinking inside and outside the box for reuse of your facility

    Existing solid waste transfer stations are being forced into use beyond their planned capacity and design life, and with Capital Improvements Program budgets stretched to the breaking point, financing and constructing a new solid waste transfer station is not always feasible. The rigors of locating and permitting a new solid waste transfer station alone can make the prospects of replacement seem ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Developing knowledge transfer-oriented ethical cultures in US government agencies regulating the commercial use of nuclear power

    Knowledge management is the practice of capturing critical information and making the right information available to the right people at the right time. Such practices are critical for US government agencies that must make ethical and safety-oriented decisions in regulating commercial operations and waste disposal in the nuclear power industry. The development of knowledge management and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Process intensification in wastewater treatment: oxygen transfer characterisation of a jet loop reactor for aerobic biological wastewater treatment

    The overall volumetric mass transfer coefficient (KLa) and the overall gas holdup (ε) were measured in a jet loop reactor (JLR) used for the intensive aerobic biological treatment of waste water. The process parameters and their ranges were: inlet water flow rate: 30 &#le; QL &#le; 70 l/min, inlet air flow rate: 4 &#le; Qg &#le; 36 l/min. The ratio of water flow rates from ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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