City of Buffalo – Environmental Champions Program

Educating the public about recycling has been a hot topic in recent months ever since China put up their “Green Fence” and stopped taking many recyclable materials from the United States.  At the core, it was motivated by contaminated material being imported from other countries including the United States. What followed was a large-scale push … More City of Buffalo – Environmental Champions Program

How to Conduct a Comprehensive Waste Audit

Two years ago I began my position as an Analyst with MSW Consultants. The job blends a healthy amount of statistics, data analysis, and fieldwork in the trenches of America’s battle to reduce waste. Waste composition is our company’s bread and butter. The more experienced folks in upper management have participated in a countless number … More How to Conduct a Comprehensive Waste Audit

Why It’s Important for Your Organization to Perform a Waste Audit

Waste audits offer insight into what your organization is typically discarding on a daily basis, and can provide a valuable array of data from which one can glean many fascinating findings,  conclusions, and recommendations. I perform waste audits as part of my career among other waste-related environmental consulting services.  Although, material characterization is the most … More Why It’s Important for Your Organization to Perform a Waste Audit