SWANA Publishes Alternative Final Cover Report

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“The utilization of alternative final cover systems is an area of growing interest among landfill owners who want to avoid the problems that are associated with traditional final cover systems,” writes the Solid Waste Association of North America. “The acceptance of state regulators of these alternative systems is a key issue in their future consideration and deployment.” In a new report, SWANA of... »

SWANApalooza Includes Geosynthetics Panel on Failure and Value

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At the open of promotional video for the March 28 geosynthetics panel discussion on failure and project value, the narrator quotes renowned investor Warren Buffet: Price is what you pay; value is what you get. This is an especially apt comment for geosynthetics, where the decline of a simple quality assurance service can lead to millions of dollars of litigation, clean up, and repair due to failur... »

SWANA International Vice President to Speak at the 2nd International Seminar on Waste Management

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Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that its International Vice President, Brian Tippetts, has been invited to participate in the 2nd International Seminar on Waste Management in Mexico City on June 3-4, 2014. Brian Tippetts has more than 30 years’ experience in solid waste management and has worked in the industry in both private and pub... »