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The Nitty-Gritty of Dust Control

If not properly controlled, fugitive dust can become a nuisance and health threat to your landfill’s workers, customers, and neighbors. It can damage your machines and create safety hazards by limiting visibility. Finally, if you don’t control dust, you could receive a citation for violating air quality rules, because dust control is a mandatory part of running a landfill.

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Photo Highlights from 2013-2014

Jason Todaro, Operations Consultant, completing Composting Certification. Jason Todaro, Operations Consultant, completes a Composting Certification. Jason Todaro, Operations Consultant, completes a Composting...

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SWANA Partners with BRS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014 Wendy Melis Director, Marketing 1-800-GO-SWANA (467-9262) wmelis@swana.org   SWANA Partners with Blue Ridge Services, Inc. To Offer New Landfill Safety Training Program  Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Blue Ridge Services, Inc. and will now offer comprehensive video...

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Neal Bolton @ ISOSWO Spring Conference

Blue Ridge Services president Neal Bolton will be presenting a five-part series titled, “Increasing Efficiency at Landfills and Transfer Station Facilities,” April 3 and 4 at the ISOSWO/APWA Spring Conference. Click the link for more information or to register. Contact us at 805.461.6850 info@blueridgeservices.com Connect with us online (click on an icon to visit our social media...

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Compactonomics – Part 3

Compactonomics – Part 3 By Neal Bolton   This 4-part blog series will cover the basics of landfill compaction and discuss how to maximize the operation of this very important piece of heavy equipment. Did you miss part 2? Read it here. The Bottom Line We’re familiar with the ancient adage that all roads lead to Rome. But certainly when it comes to running a landfill, all roads...

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Compactonomics – Part 4

Compactonomics – Part 4 By Neal Bolton   This 4-part blog series will cover the basics of landfill compaction and discuss how to maximize the operation of this very important piece of heavy equipment. Did you miss part 3? Read it here. Studying and Increasing Compaction Does this mean that many landfill managers sacrifice density in exchange for a short-term payback? Yep. Does this...

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