Designing and Operating Solid Waste Facilities for Durability

By Evan Williams, Cambridge Companies April 1, 2020   The functionality of a solid waste facility is just as important as safety. It all begins in the design phase. For example, we have all seen solid waste facilities that are in a rough condition. While this is...

Upgrading your MRF: What to Consider Before Starting the Process

By Jeff Eriks, Cambridge Companies July 1, 2019   Upgrading your MRF is serious business and requires a lot of planning and thought before beginning the actual upgrade process. The first thing to begin any facility upgrade is a complete evaluation of the need. Why do...

Dirty MRFs and Clean Products

By Daniel P. Duffy, MSW Management May 1, 2019   What separates winners from losers in a tight market? Since China declined to take bulk quantities of recyclable materials from the US last year, the recycling market experienced a downturn. Something similar...

Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand

By Carol Brzozowski, MSW Management May 20, 2016   “How easily materials flow through a plant from tip floor to processing, to product storage, to baling can make or break a plant’s chance at success.” Brian Schellati, Van Dyk Recycling Solution Caterpillar...

MRF: Safety and Efficiency

By Carol Brzozowski of MSW Management December 14, 2015     OSHA points out that while recycling is good for the environment, it can be dangerous for workers. Certain materials in the waste stream directly pose hazards to workers. Additional hazards include:...
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