Tag: solid waste

Louisville's 10-Year Solid Waste Master Plan

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Earlier this year, Louisville-Jefferson County set out to create 10-year Solid Waste Master plan to help the city reach a 90% diversion goal by 2024.  The City sent out this description of the study that it is conducting. Throughout June there were multiple public meetings to discuss the aspects of the plan.  There is also […]

Final Update V Released

On August 13, 2015, EPA announced the availability of the Final Update V to the Third Edition of the Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods, commonly referred to SW-846.  SW-846 is a collection of EPA-approved test methods that the regulated community uses to show compliance with the RCRA hazardous waste regulations.  The Final […]

Smart Garbage Cans

As the list of “smart” devices grows, you may soon be able to add trash cans in your city to that list.  Finland is one of the first countries to begin using smart trash cans to manage garbage collection efficiency. A small transmitter mounts to the bottom of the trash can lid and lets an […]