Greensboro Still Dealing with Its Own Waste

A permitted landfill is one of the most valuable assets anyone — private entity or government — could own.  Disposal costs, like health care costs, are permanently with us and continue to rise.  There is no industrial or retail substitute that would give a seller a higher per-square foot return than a permitted MSW landfill. Nonetheless, […]

In Search of Solid Waste’s Silver Bullet

While working out of our Raleigh office yesterday yesterday I had lunch with Vance Moore of the engineering firm, Garrett & Moore.  Vance is one of the many outstanding environmental engineers I’ve had the privilege of working with on matters related to landfills and solid waste. One of Vance’s expertises is conducting financial projections of […]

Legal Update – What about “Zero Waste”?

            This morning’s New York Times contained an article titled “Nudging Recycling from Less Waste to None,” a description of some communities’ efforts to eliminate practically all landfilled waste.  According to the Times, “Across the nation, an antigarbage strategy known as “zero waste” is moving from the fringes to the mainstream, taking hold in school […]

The Evolution of the Solid Waste Industry

I write this from New Bern, North Carolina which is hosting the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Quad State Conference. When I first attended a SWANA conference several years ago I learned that the industry’s focus and direction could be gleaned better from the vendors who attended to set up booths than from […]

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