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June 7, 2017
Bristol Township looks to bolster residents' recycling through new campaign
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May 18, 2017
MSW Consultants conducts the Missouri Department of Natural Resources 2016-2017 Waste Composition Study
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January 19, 2017
Georgetown Mayor Announces Landfill Truck Route Changes
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December 12, 2016
Pennsylvania county bucks the single-stream trend
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December 12, 2016
MSW Consultants Complete Second Statewide Waste Sort
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December 7, 2016
After study, recycling authority decides against switch to single stream
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September 19, 2016
MSW Consultants Selected for Maryland Statewide Waste Composition Analysis
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September 1, 2016
MSW Consultants Names Cynthia M. Mitchell as Senior Project Manager
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July 19, 2016
What does Garrett County throw away?
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July 15, 2016
A Data Breakdown of NYC's Curbside Recyclables
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July 6, 2016
City approves new WMU tipping fees
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May 13, 2016
Hennepin County studies waste habits to turn more trash into treasure
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May 12, 2016
Hennepin County wants to dig through your trash
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March 29, 2016
Louisville, KY invests $350K for a 10-year solid waste management plan
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March 28, 2016
Building a 10-Year Master Plan for Solid Waste in Louisville
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January 11, 2016
MSW Consultants Manages Solid Waste Master Plan in Louisville, KY
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November 19, 2015
Louisville Metro Public Works has begun a process of examining the city's waste
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May 15, 2015
Exemplary Recycling in MSW's Orlando Office
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October 24, 2014
MSW Consultants Published in Pennsylvania Township News
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August 12, 2014
"The District" debates increasing cost for waste removal
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Bristol Township looks to bolster residents' recycling through new campaign

June 7, 2017

Bristol Township looks to bolster residents' recycling through new campaign

Source: Thomas Friestad, Bucks County Courier Times Bristol Township officials are encouraging residents to think outside the box about what they toss in their recycling bins. It might not occur to some people to recycle certain items, such as shampoo bottles, wrote Deputy Township Manager Scott Swichar in a news release Friday about the township's "It All Fits" campaign. Under this initiative, officials will mail a…

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MSW Consultants conducts the Missouri Department of Natural Resources 2016-2017 Waste Composition Study

May 18, 2017

MSW Consultants conducts the Missouri Department of Natural Resources 2016-2017 Waste Composition Study

Source: Missouri DNR MSW Consultants, a national leader in the performance of complex, large scale waste characterization studies, has been conducting a detailed characterization for the state of Missouri. This study updates previous waste characterization efforts categorizing waste going into Missouri's landfills, or received at Missouri's transfer stations; from residential and institutional trash, referred to as…

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Georgetown Mayor Announces Landfill Truck Route Changes

January 19, 2017

Georgetown Mayor Announces Landfill Truck Route Changes

Source: WTVQ Web Desk 2 GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – At a press conference on Thursday, Georgetown Mayor Tom Prather announced that the City will no longer haul garbage along U.S. 25 between Champion Way and Double Culvert Road. The route change comes as a response to comments made at a recent public hearing, and an analysis by MSW Consultants. The Mayor says the new route, that runs along I-75 to exit 136, then back…

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Pennsylvania county bucks the single-stream trend

December 12, 2016

Pennsylvania county bucks the single-stream trend

Source: Cole Rosengren, Waste Dive Dive Brief: After hiring a consultant to study its recycling operations, the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority has concluded that it would see minimal benefits from switching to a single-stream collection system, as reported by Centre Daily Times. The county determined that making the switch would require buying new trucks and new recycling containers as well as an…

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MSW Consultants Complete Second Statewide Waste Sort

December 12, 2016

Source: Waste Watch Newsletter, Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority have teamed up to conduct a two-season statewide waste composition analysis of residential and commercial trash delivered to various municipal drop-off sites throughout the State of Maryland. Through the Authority's on-call consultant contract, MSW…

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After study, recycling authority decides against switch to single stream

December 7, 2016

After study, recycling authority decides against switch to single stream

Source: Sarah Rafacz, Centre Daily Times After fielding questions from residents and public officials about why single-stream recycling isn't offered in the county, the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority decided to hire a consultant to look into the benefits and drawbacks of switching. MSW Consultants studied the associated costs and repercussions of the authority moving from its current source-separated…

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MSW Consultants Selected for Maryland Statewide Waste Composition Analysis

September 19, 2016

Source: Waste Watch Newsletter, Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority have teamed up to provide a two-season statewide waste composition analysis of residential and commercial trash delivered to various municipal drop-off sites throughout the State of Maryland. Mid-Atlantic Solid Waste (MSW) Consultants, one of the…

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MSW Consultants Names Cynthia M. Mitchell as Senior Project Manager

September 1, 2016

MSW Consultants Names Cynthia M. Mitchell as Senior Project Manager

ORLANDO, FL -- MSW Consultants, LLC announced today the hire of Cynthia M. Mitchell as Senior Project Manager. Ms. Mitchell officially joined the MSW Team in August 2016 and brings to MSW Consultants twenty years of experience working in the solid waste industry for public sector and non-profit organizations. Company president Walt Davenport says, "Cynthia's broad operational and financial waste and recycling industry…

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What does Garrett County throw away?

July 19, 2016

Source: Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling PRESS RELEASE - Garrett County Solid Waste and Recycling is expecting to get some answers to that question in the coming months. The Maryland Department of the Environment is working with the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (NMWDA) to sample a cross section of waste brought to Maryland Landfills by commercial haulers. One goal of the survey is…

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A Data Breakdown of NYC's Curbside Recyclables

July 15, 2016

A Data Breakdown of NYC's Curbside Recyclables

Source: Mallory Szczepanski, Waste360 NEW YORK, NY - In New York City, there are three solid waste streams: refuse, paper recycling and metal/glass/plastic recycling. And while the city works hard to ramp up its recycling efforts, the city's recycling programs only capture approximately 44 percent of the city's recyclable material, according to the analysis of the New York City Department of Sanitation 2013 Residential…

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City approves new WMU tipping fees

July 6, 2016

City approves new WMU tipping fees

Source: Fred Petke, The Winchester Sun WINCHESTER, KY - The Winchester Board of Commissioners approved three recommendations for WMU which could include a pilot commercial recycling program. The recycling program would be for commercial customers which already use Curbits for WMU, said John Culbertson of MSW Consultants. Preliminary information show such a program could add 9,000 additional tons of recyclable materials…

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Hennepin County studies waste habits to turn more trash into treasure

May 13, 2016

Hennepin County studies waste habits to turn more trash into treasure

A study is looking into what appears in residents' garbage. Source: Zoe Peterson, Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS - Hennepin County is digging through your trash. A handful of men and women in hard hats and jumpsuits are sorting almost two tons of garbage in a downtown Minneapolis warehouse. The stink wafts from the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center's tipping floor and is nauseating behind closed doors, but they've gotten used…

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Hennepin County wants to dig through your trash

May 12, 2016

Source: Fox 9, KMSP-TV MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Hennepin County is conducting a new study that digs into residents' garbage to learn more about what they are throwing away and where they're missing opportunities to recycle. The study is the first step toward achieving the county's goal of recycling 75 percent of waste by 2030. Crews will examine trash from a cross-section of Minneapolis residents and sort it into new…

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Louisville, KY invests $350K for a 10-year solid waste management plan

March 29, 2016

Louisville, KY invests $350K for a 10-year solid waste management plan

Source: Arlene Karidis, Waste Dive Dive Brief: Orlando, FL-based MSW Consultants, Seattle-based Cascadia Consulting Group, and Alameda, CA-based Abbe & Associates have been contracted by the Louisville Department of Public Works to create a 10-year Solid Waste Master Plan and help the city and Jefferson County reach its 90% diversion goal by 2042, according to Waste360. The $350,000 project will involve three…

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Building a 10-Year Master Plan for Solid Waste in Louisville

March 28, 2016

Source: Cheryl McMullen, Waste360 LOUISVILLE,KY - Solid waste in the city of Louisville, Ky., is being scrutinized, assessed, picked through, taken apart and put back together again. All of this is to help the city, Jefferson County and other stakeholders to create a 10-year Solid Waste Master Plan and help the city reach its 90 percent diversion goal by 2042. The planning process will be led by Orlando, Fla.-based MSW…

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MSW Consultants Manages Solid Waste Master Plan in Louisville, KY

January 11, 2016

ORLANDO, FL – MSW Consultants is kicking off 2016 with the second phase of a comprehensive Solid Waste Master Plan project with the Louisville Metro Government (Department of Public Works), Louisville Waste Management District, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the Office of Sustainability, collectively referred to as "the Partnership." The project extends beyond the City of Louisville to include Jefferson County,…

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Louisville Metro Public Works has begun a process of examining the city's waste

November 19, 2015

Louisville Metro Public Works has begun a process of examining the city's waste

Source: louisvilleky.gov Louisville Metro Public Works has begun a comprehensive process of examining all elements of the city's waste stream and disposal options in order to create a 10-year Solid Waste Master Plan. The plan will focus on Mayor Greg Fischer's goal of diverting 90 percent of the community's solid waste away from landfills by the year 2042. The planning process will be led by Orlando, Florida based MSW…

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Exemplary Recycling in MSW's Orlando Office

May 15, 2015

Exemplary Recycling in MSW's Orlando Office

The Florida DEP has recognized MSW Consultants for reaching a 71.7% recycling rate in its Orlando headquarters in 2014. Employees of MSW practice what they preach. This independent management consulting firm's core mission is to assist its clients in identification of recycling, diversion, composting, energy recovery, and other opportunities to reduce waste disposal. "Our employees constantly display their dedication and…

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MSW Consultants Published in Pennsylvania Township News

October 24, 2014

MSW Consultants Published in Pennsylvania Township News

The Pennsylvania Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) publishes monthly editions of the Pennsylvania Township News. In October 2014, the Free Online Featured Article is "Recycling Leaves: State Program Can Help Townships Develop Cost-Effective Fall Leaf Collections," written by MSW Consultants' Lauren Hayman. If your Pennsylvania municipality (township, borough, city or town) could use a little help developing a…

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"The District" debates increasing cost for waste removal

August 12, 2014

Source: Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 COLUMBIA - The Downtown Community Improvement District (CID) debated the need for a flat rate increase for waste disposal Tuesday. The 10 percent rate increase would be applied directly to commercial facilities. The Columbia City Council read a proposed ordinance at the beginning of the month which would increase the waste disposal rate for commercial businesses, but not residents. In…

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MSW Consultants Featured in Resource Recycling

April 17, 2014

MSW Consultants Featured in Resource Recycling

Will recovery rates of recyclables increase when recycling and trash collection occur on the same day? MSW Consultants provided its industry-leading waste and recycling composition analysis services working as a subcontractor with DSM Environmental Services to answer this question for the City of Boston. You can read more about this project and its outcome in Resource Recycling's March 2014 article "Side by Side," here.

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MSW Consultants Names Lauren Hayman as Recycling Analyst

January 3, 2014

MSW Consultants Names Lauren Hayman as Recycling Analyst

Orlando, FL -- MSW Consultants announced today the hire of Lauren Hayman as Recycling Analyst and internal marketing specialist. Hayman officially joined the MSW Team in October 2013. She brings to MSW Consultants seven years of professional communications, program development and project management in the solid waste and recycling industry. Ms. Hayman is also well versed in solid waste and regulatory compliance and the…

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Dumping sites are identified

July 18, 2013

Dumping sites are identified

Source: Melissa Leet, Wayne Independent Wayne County has gotten a little trashy as of late. According to a Statewide Illegal Dumpsite Survey Program done by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, the counties of Lehigh, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming had "243 sites" with "an estimated 492.5 tons of trash." Of those 243 illegal dumping sites, 43 of them containing 71.75 tons of trash were located in Wayne…

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MSW Consultants Selected to Research Illegal Dumping Costs in Pennsylvania

March 8, 2013

New Market, MD -- Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful will soon be completing a statewide survey of illegal dump sites, covering all 67 counties and capturing data on approximately 6,200 locations.  This effort is the most comprehensive analysis ever performed for an entire state.  On the heels of this groundbreaking analysis, KPB has selected MSW Consultants to research the direct costs borne by county, city, borough…

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MSW Consultants Announces New Logo and Website

March 1, 2013

New Market, MD -- MSW Consultants, a management consulting firm specializing in waste management and recycling, is pleased to announce the release of its redesigned logo and new web page.  "The upgrade to both our logo and our web page is a long time coming," stated company President Walt Davenport.  "We have been very fortunate to stay highly engaged in project work over the years and wish to thank our…

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