New Waste Concept’s Project Profiles offer in-depth explorations of real projects and customers problems and how New Waste Concepts helped them save money, time and improve their overall operations. If you have any questions, or would like to learn more, contact us.

Screamin Eagle Success at Newby Island Landfill

Newby Island is a landfill surrounded on 3 sides by the Ocean and a nature preserve. They have bird populations exceeding 30,000 birds thats main food source is the Landfill. Waste Management signed on for a Trial of the Screamin’ Eagle to see if they could find a more effective way to control the bird population. Learn more about how much the Screamin Eagle saved their operations

Keywords:

Bird Control, Solid Waste, Screamin’ Eagle

Successful Compost Odor Control at Land and Lakes
NWC’s Odor Control products critical in helping composting facility make good on their “Good Neighbor” Policy. Land & Lakes is the largest compost operations in the state of Illinois and one of the largest compost processors in the country. Over the years several site managers tried many different odor control products all of which were ineffective and costly. After almost giving up on trying another spray or misting type product they decided to make one last try using NWC’s Odor Neutralizing products. Download to learn the results.

Keywords:

Odor Control, Composting, Chemical Neutralizers, Bacteria & Enzymes

Products:

Odor Sergeant, Odor Major

Remediation: Sunflower Army Ammunitions Plant
Under contract to the US Army Corp of Engineers, The IT Group was responsible for executing the removal of 5,600 cubic yard of explosive contaminated soil. ConCover 180 was used to stabilize the exposed ditch excavations and stockpiled soil to prevent dust migration or sediment loss but they were surprised when they discovered unanticipated contamination. Learn how NWC helped them get the job done.

Keywords:

Remediation, Contaminated Sediments, Fugitive Dust, Soil Stockpiles, Stabilization, Long-term Cover, Revegetation, Seeding, Turf Establishment

Products:

ConCover 180, ConCover 180NS, SuperSeal 40, CAPS 900 EL

Remediation: Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant
Under contract to the US Navy, Arrowhead Contracting Inc (ACI) was responsible to provide construction services to execute the removal of 2,240 cubic yards of metals and explosive contaminated soils from settling lagoons, building drainage basins, and drainage ditches spread across 650 acres of the McGregor Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWRIP).

Keywords:

Remediation, Contaminated Sediments, Fugitive Dust, VOC Suppression, Stockpiled Soil, Storm water pollution prevention, erosion control, Water Resistant

Products:

ConCover 180, Concover 180NS, SuperSeal 40, ConCover SW, CAPS 900 EL

Remediation: NWRIP – Landfill Restoration Project
Blazing Texas summer months and unfavorable chemical and nutrient soil compositions had threatened the Navy’s seeding efforts for site revegetation and permanent turf establishment for three consecutive years.

Keywords:

Landfill Closure, Erosion Control, Seeding, Extreme Climate, Nutrient balancing, Landfill Capping, Germination

Products:

ProGuard SB, ProGuard SB2, SuperSeal 40, Natural 3XD, Roots2, Endo-Root

Daily Covers: Using an ADC to Control Blowing Litter
Jeff Bredberg, Director of Environmental Services, talks about the benefits of using the ProGuard line of alternative daily covers saying ‘ProGuard has helped us stay open when all the other landfills in the surrounding area are closing due to high winds’.

Keywords:

Solid Waste, ADC, Daily Cover, Litter Control, Landfill, Working Face

Products:

ProGuard SB, ProGuard IIB, ProGuard SB2, CAPS EL Series

Remediation: Accelerated Landfill Closure
ConCover SW proved invaluable for short-term protection of open excavations and stockpiled soils. ConCover products accelerated the Area E Landfill project by nearly 1-month ahead of schedule. The cost savings is estimated to be in excess of $30,000 through reductions in labor, equipment and materials to manage excavation spoils.

Keywords:

Remediation, Landfill, VOC Suppression, Fugitive Dust, Seeding, Erosion Control

Products:

ConCover SW, ConCover 180, ConCover 180NS, HydraGuard, SuperSeal 40

Landfill: Controlling Odors during Landfill Liner Repair
Crawford County landfill secured New Dominion Construction Company to make liner repairs at their site. During this process 52,000 cubic yards of waste was exposed forming 3:1 slopes and in some areas 10 to 12 foot vertical walls of open waste. Learn how New Waste Concepts supported Crawford County and New Dominion Construction Company during this process..

Keywords:

Solid Waste, Landfill, Liner Repair, Odor Control, Erosion Control, Vertical Faces, Slope Stabilization, Cover Materials

Products:

ConCover SW, SuperSeal 40, HydraGuard

Remediation: Asbestos Fugitive Dust & Erosion Control
Two acres of the landfill were located within the river flood plain, with the western slope bound by the Passaic River stream bank. During periods of heavy precipitation, rising floodwaters de-stabilized the 2:1 embankment, resulting in erosion of asbestos materials into the Passaic River and downstream residential areas.

Keywords:

Solid Waste, Remediation, VOC Suppression, Fugitive Dust, Erosion Control, Contaminated Sediments, Soil Stockpiles, Water Resistance, Hurricanes, Cover Materials

Products:

ConCover 180, SuperSeal 40, HydraGuard, Cover Materials

Landfill: Controlling Odors during Replacement of Gas Extraction System
North Country Environmental Services had to perform modifications on a gas extraction system in their landfill. It required a flexible product system that would increase project efficiency and be able to control odors in a cost effective manner.

Keywords:

Solid Waste, Remediation, Gas Extraction System, Erosion Control, Odor Control, VOC Suppression, Cover Materials, Chemical Neutralizers

Products:

ProGuard IIB+, ConCover SW, SuperSeal 40, Odor Major

Landfill: Successful Good Neighbor Approach to Controlling Odors
Midshore RSWF works very hard at eliminating odors at their landfill and have put in place a ‘Good Neighbor’ policy that indicates that if neighbors experience odors they may contact the facility at any time during the day or night.

Keywords:

Solid Waste, Odor Control, Bacteria & Enzymes, Chemical Neutralizers

Products:

Odor Sergeant, Odor Major