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2008 Solid Waste Managers’ Salary Survey

In fiscal year 2007 (FY2007), SWANA initiated a new project: The Public Sector Solid Waste Managers Salary Survey. This report presents the first output of this project and provides salary and other compensation-related data for FY2008.

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2010 Solid Waste Managers’ Salary Survey

This report presents an update of the SWANA Salary Survey report published in 2008 and provides salary and other compensation-related data for FY2010.

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Alternative Cover Systems for MSW Landfills

Published 2014
"This topic is indirectly related to the topic of subsidence impacts on final cover systems. Due to significant settling that can occur during the early years of the post-closure care period, landfill managers often ...

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Alternative Final Cover Systems & Regulatory Post-Closure

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. The acceptance of state regulators of these alternative ...

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

This report presents the results of a two-year effort to develop a municipal solid waste (MSW) Landfills Benchmark database. This report was prepared by SWANA ARF staff with input and guidance provided by the ARF Disposal Group Subscribers in Fiscal ...

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Beneficial Reuse of Waste-to-Energy Ash

Published 2014.
Beneficial Reuse of Waste-to-Energy Ash.
Beneficial Reuse of ash from WTE facilities should be researched, including physical characteristics, regulatory issues, separation of bottom ash and fly ash and treatment ...

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Collection of Organic Wastes from High-Rise Buildings

This research memorandum provides recycling managers with information about collecting food and other organic wastes from "high-rise" apartment buildings and apartment complexes. This topic was submitted by North Vancouver, British Columbia, and ...

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Comparison of Air Emissions From WTE and Fossil-Fueled Power

The one topic that seemed to have the best potential for being useful to persons in the industry would be the comparison of emissions from a modern WTE facility to those from the three most common sources of fuel for energy generation: coal, oil, ...

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Comparison of Emissions From WTE and Coal-Fired Power Plants

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Year 4 (FY2005) Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Group identified comparing emissions from WTE facilities to conventional fossil fuel power plants as highly important.

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Composting of MSW Substreams

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Recycling Group targeted this topic during Fiscal Year 2004 (September 2003 through August 2004). This report presents the results of a year-long investigation into composting MSW substreams.

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Cost-Effectiveness of Processing C&D Wastes

In fiscal year (FY) 2002, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) Disposal Group researched the cost-effectiveness of processing construction and demolition (C&D) waste and examined markets for recovered C&D materials.

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Curbside Collection of Residential Food Waste

This research memorandum provides solid waste recycling managers with information about curbside collection of food waste from residential customers living in single-family households. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Recycling Group ...

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Curbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste

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Dual Collection of MSW and Yard Wastes

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Recycling Group investigated the curbside collection services for recyclables during Fiscal 2005 (September 2004 through August 2005). This report presents the results of background research with input ...

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Economic Analysis of Landfill Gas Turbines

In 2003, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Disposal Group identified the economic feasibility of recovering landfill gas using microturbine technology as a highly important topic. Microturbines are a new type of combustion turbine that can be ...

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Economic Benefits of Waste-to-Energy: Jobs Creation

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Group identified the issue of documenting the economic development benefits that WTE systems provide to their communities in comparison to those which ...

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Effectiveness of MSW Landfills in Controlling Releases

This report provides information regarding the effectiveness of MSW landfills in controlling releases of heavy metals to the environment. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Disposal Group summarizes and documents data, findings, and conclusions ...

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Enhance the Benefits & Reduce the Costs of WTE Facilities

This report was developed by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation's (ARF) Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Group in Fiscal Year 2013. The report presents a series of case studies of successful, client-generated innovations that resulted in reduced costs ...

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Food Waste Diversion Programs & Their Impacts on MSW Systems

Published April, 2016 - This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on food waste diversion programs and their impacts on municipal solid waste (MSW) systems.

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Greenhouse Gas Reductions

This research memorandum provides recycling program managers with up-to-date technical and programmatic information regarding the potential greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions that can be achieved through reducing the collection frequency of residential ...

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Innovations in Waste-To-Energy Ash Management

This report, prepared in response to research topics selected by the FY2015 Applied Research Foundation Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Research Group, is a follow-on to the report published last year (April 2015) on "Beneficial Reuse of WTE Ash." The ...

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Landfill Airspace Utilization: Measurement and Management

Landfill airspace is the volume of space on a landfill site permitted for disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW). Landfill airspace is depleted by waste. Landfill airspace represents a community resource to be wisely and economically used. The ...

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Landfill Gas Collection System Efficiencies

Landfill gas (LFG) is formed as a natural byproduct of the decomposition of wastes in landfills. To recover its energy value and minimize its pollutant emissions, many landfill managers have installed LFG recovery and utilization systems. This ...

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Landfill Stormwater Runoff Standards

This research memorandum was prepared for the Applied Research Foundation’s Year 4 Disposal Group to provide information about landfill stormwater runoff discharge standards. This research was based on investigation as well as survey responses from ...

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Landfill Stormwater Runoff Standards

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Mechanical Biological Treatment of Residual Waste

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Moisture Measurement in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Year 3 (FY2004) Disposal Group identified measurement of moisture levels within municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills as highly important. This technical memorandum was developed by SWANA Applied Research ...

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On-Site Treatment of Landfill Leachate

Published 2014
On-Site Treatment of Landfill Leachate

This report has been prepared to provide landfill managers with up-to-date information on conventional and advanced treatment processes that can be utilized for on-site ...

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Options for Recycling Source-Separated Organics

This report provides solid waste managers with information about recycling the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (MSW). This topic was submitted by SCS Engineers and selected by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 ...

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PAYT in Large Cities with Automated Collection

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Practical Methods for Measuring Landfill Methane Emissions

This report was developed by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation FY2013 Disposal Group to provide solid waste managers with informationabout practical methods for measuring the landfill surface emissions and cover soil oxidation of landfill gas. ...

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Recycling and Disposal of Discarded Consumer Electronics

In fiscal year (FY) 2002, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) Disposal Group researched the state-of-the-art and current research findings for recycling and disposal of discarded consumer electronics.

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Revenue-Sharing Strategies for Local Government Recycling

This research memorandum provides solid waste recycling managers with information about revenue-sharing strategies for local government recycling programs. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Recycling Group decided to target this topic ...

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Single-Stream Recycling

This research memorandum provides information Single-Stream Recycling. Single-Stream Recycling is collected in a mixed form, then separated and processed in a materials recovery facility (MRF). The SWANA Applied Research Foundation Recycling Group ...

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Source Separation and Collection of Food Waste

This research memorandum is to provide solid waste recycling managers with information about source separation and collection of food waste from multifamily dwelling units. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Recycling Group targeted this ...

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Source-Separation and Mixed Waste Recycling Systems

Published 2013
Source-Separation and Mixed Waste Recycling Systems: A Comparative Analysis
- The SWANA Applied Research Foundation conducted a research project during FY2013 to compare the cost-effectiveness of source-separation and mixed ...

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Source-Separation and Mixed Waste Recycling Systems

Published 2014
Source-Separation and Mixed Waste Recycling Systems: A Comparative Analysis (Expanded Version)

The purpose of this report is to provide recycling managers with up-to-date technical and programmatic information ...

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Sustainable Funding Strategies For Local Government

This research memorandum provides recycling program managers with information about sustainable funding strategies for local government recycling programs. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Recycling group investigated this topic ...

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The Benchmarking of Residential Solid Waste

In 2001, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) solid waste collection system managers addressed the industry need for benchmarking solid waste collection data by initiating the SWANA Benchmark Project for Residential Solid Waste ...

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The Economic Development Benefits of Waste-to-Energy Systems

The long-term availability of a cost-effective, reliable and sustainable solid waste management system is an important component of the infrastructure needed by a local community to spur economic development. The economic development benefits to ...

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The Landfill Disposal Rates of Waste-to-Energy Communities

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Group identified landfill disposal rates in communities with waste-to-energy (WTE) systems for comparison with other solid waste systems as highly ...

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The Long-Term Environmental Risks of Subtitle D Landfills

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the long-term management and care of closed Subtitle D landfills. This topic was submitted by the City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and voted on for selection by the SWANA Applied ...

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The Long-Term Management of Closed Subtitle D Landfills

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the long-term management and care of closed Subtitle D landfills. This topic was submitted by the City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and voted on for selection by the SWANA Applied ...

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The Solid Waste Manager’s Guide to the Bioreactor Landfill

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the bioreactor landfill. The first report was developed by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Disposal Group in 2002. Since then, a number of important developments have ...

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The Solid Waste Manager’s Guide To The Bioreactor Landfill

In 2002, SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation’s Disposal Group prepared this report to provide solid waste managers with information on a new development in the field of solid waste management: the bioreactor landfill.

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The Trend Toward Regional Privately-Owned Landfills

Recent trends indicate that many aspects of solid waste management are being shifted from the public sector to the private. The purpose of this report is to document the trend toward privatization of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in the ...

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Thermal Treatment of Residual Waste: Lessons from Europe

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Waste Conversion Technologies

This report provides solid waste managers with information on waste conversion technologies (WCTs). This research topic was submitted by the Metro Waste Authority of Des Moines, Iowa, and selected by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation's Fiscal ...

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Waste-To-Energy and the Solid Waste Management Hierarchy

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Group identified waste-to-energy’s ranking in the solid waste management hierarchy as highly important. The group felt that a position paper would explain the role WTE can play in ...

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Waste-to-Energy as a Green Solid Waste Management Option

This report presents scientific data supporting the classification of WTE as a “green” option when compared to disposing of waste in landfills and relying on the combustion of fossil fuels. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) ...

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Food Waste Diversion Programs and Their Impacts on MSW Systems

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