BRS Team at Trade Shows

WasteExpo 2017 (New Orleans, Louisiana) SWANApalooza 2017 WASTECON 2016 (Indianapolis, Indiana) Our team showed up a several industry trade shows this year, including WASTECON, SWANApalooza, and...

Rolling Down the Rapids

Yes, that water is freezing cold! But that didn’t stop Blue Ridge Services president Neal Bolton and Project Manager Samuel Bolton from going for a ride down the rapids of Merced River near Mariposa, California. Neal and Sam Rafting the Merced River –...

The BRS Team… In Action!

Hello! Here at Blue Ridge Services, we like to work hard for our clients. After all, you inspire us to do great things every day! But when the workday is over, we all like to unwind in different ways. Over the next few months, we will be posting photos, videos, and...

New On-Demand Training Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Sarah Christine Bolton sarah@blueridgeservices.com 805-464-1499 Blue Ridge Services Announces New On-Demand Training Platform for the Solid Waste Industry Mariposa, Calif. (July 23, 2015) – Blue Ridge Services, Inc., the leading...

Compaction Webinar Series – Landfills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Christine Bolton sarah@blueridgeservices.com 805-464-1499 Blue Ridge Services Announces 4-Part Compaction Webinar Series for Landfill Operators New series of webinars by Neal Bolton, author of The Handbook of Landfill Operations...

The Nitty-Gritty of Dust Control

Landfill owners and operators spend a lot of time focusing on containment: containment of waste; containment of leachate; containment of gas, litter, and odors. Quite often, containment of dust ranks near the bottom of the list. But that doesn’t lessen the importance...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Compactonomics – Part 2

Compactonomics – Part 2 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 1? Read it here. Getting Information When...

Compactonomics – Part 1

Compactonomics – Part 1 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.   → Landfill managers admit that compaction is still...

Join us at WASTECON®!

Will you be at WASTECON® in Long Beach, California next week?! Come see us at Booth #825! Neal Bolton and the Blue Ridge Services team will be there all week!   Contact us at 805.461.6850 info@blueridgeservices.com www.blueridgeservices.com Connect with us online...

Running Out of Airspace?

Why do so many landfill managers/owners list liner construction as one of their most significant costs… yet put so little effort into finding ways to make the existing airspace last as long as possible? Usually it’s because they don’t know how to do it. It’s a simple...

Fill Sequence Planning Webinar

Most landfills have experienced problems of having to double-handle soil stockpiled in the wrong place. Or constructing a road and finding out that it’s in the way of the new fill area. Or getting part way through the wet season and then suddenly realizing there isn’t...

New Webinar: Time Motion Studies

Operating a landfill – like any other manufacturing process – consists of a series of repetitive tasks. In fact, many landfill tasks are performed hundreds of times per day …with millions of repetitions over the life of the landfill. To achieve peak performance, it is...

Preview: Safety Training Program

Watch the video below for an overview of our safety training program for landfills and transfer stations. And visit our Landfill Safety website for more information. Contact us at 805.461.6850 info@blueridgeservices.com www.blueridgeservices.com Connect with us online...

Reduce Operating Costs – Webinar

Most landfills today are struggling to maintain their financial footing. Between the ongoing recession and increased diversion, disposal tonnage is down – and so is revenue. This intensifies competition, making tipping fee increases unpopular – and often...

Prevent and Control Landfill Fires

Not every landfill has had to deal with a fire, but every landfill has the potential.  When you combine hot summer days, heavy equipment and tons of flammable material, you increase the chance of having a fire. One of the simplest ways to prevent landfill fires is to...

Dealing with Special Wastes

The news is all a-buzz these days with talk about the news about the new Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, which outlines specific guidelines for the lead content in children’s toys. According to information from the Center for Environmental...

Educating Your Customers

Readin’, Writin’ and Waste Management At your landfill, you probably have some sort of employee training in place. Maybe it’s equipment training – how to get the most out of your compactor or dozer. Or maybe, you have some sort of safety video...

Lights, Action – Safety

Safety. It’s one of those popular buzzwords that people – especially people in the waste management industry – like to throw around a lot. It sounds good. When you talk about things like “emergency response plans,” “personal...

Stay Warm…Be Safe

Flip on the Weather Channel, and you will see icy cold temperatures in just about every part of the United States (except for Florida, where of course the temp is just about perfect!).  While most people can just put on an extra layer or crank up the heat at work,...