Nothing is certain except for Death, Taxes & Waste

Despite recycling and Zero Waste initiatives across the county, the volume of waste generated hasn’t decreased to the point where we see reduced demand on airspace or an offset in the growing costs of proper disposal. So WASTE and LANDFILLS are a certainly for the foreseeable future. Zero Waste initiatives – where, ideally, 100% [...]

By |2022-11-11T08:27:24-05:00November 11th, 2022|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

Best Use Practices = Good Public Policy

Although many environmental organizations state or are under the impression that they are utilizing Best Use Practices, but in reality, they are not. The debate over landfills and landfill expansions has gone on for decades and will continue well into the future. The opponents argue that landfills are unsafe, unhealthy and a public nuisance [...]

By |2022-10-07T10:05:13-04:00October 7th, 2022|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

Coal Ash: Micro vs. Macro Approach

Improper labels can hamper the best solutions and could force Utilities into a Micro approach to a Macro problem. In public debate over the best disposition of legacy coal ash (CCR), the phrase “unencapsulated beneficial use” is used. However, “unencapsulated” solutions, such as mixing loose CCR into soil or spreading large quantities as fill [...]

By |2022-09-23T10:21:59-04:00September 23rd, 2022|safeBERM, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

Magazine article; “How to Lead in Landfill Design”

WasteAdvantage magazine recently published an article composed by John P. Swenson. The article, "How to Lead in Landfill Design” explains the paradigm shift necessary in any landfill expansion by eMSE berm implementation. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-12-01T12:46:33-05:00December 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Magazine article; “Why You Should Consider Including Encapsulated Mechanically Stabilized Earthen (eMSE) Berms in Landfill Expansions”

WasteAdvantage magazine recently published an article composed by John P. Swenson and Jeff Crate. The article, "Why You Should Consider Including Encapsulated Mechanically Stabilized Earthen (eMSE) Berms in Landfill Expansions” explains best practices in any landfill expansion by eMSE berm implementation. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-09-01T11:50:34-04:00September 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Featured article; “Functional Value of Coal Combustion Products for eMSE Structures”

Ash at Work, a magazine produced by the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA), recently published an article composed by EnCAP-IT’s John P. Swenson. The article, Functional Value of Coal Combustion Products for eMSE Structures explains the value created by beneficial reuse of CCPs. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-07-15T13:45:54-04:00July 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Solution improvement costs too much money … ?

“It will cost too much money to properly store coal ash.” What if a tool could be used to support the ever-tightening budgets? What if there was a tool that would cost LESS than the traditional methods? What if I told you this tool already exists? EnCAP-IT Solutions has tools that flexibly respond to [...]

By |2021-05-06T09:49:38-04:00May 6th, 2021|safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

It will take too long to construct …. ?

“It will take us a decade to construct the proposed landfill.” What if time could work in your favor when closing your CCR unit? What if there was a solution that established timeframe as a key metric when closing your CCR unit? What if that solution could flexibly respond to the “unknown” challenges of [...]

By |2021-05-05T09:58:36-04:00May 5th, 2021|safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

“See the whole board.”

During an episode of “The West Wing,” President Bartlet said at different points to Charlie and Sam to “see the whole board.” In the first instance, he referred to a real chessboard. In the second, the deployment of naval resources around the globe. In both cases, he was pushing his staff to step back [...]

By |2021-03-12T10:44:33-05:00March 12th, 2021|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

EnCAP-IT Joins Forces with JDC

Richmond, Va., (January 27, 2021). EnCAP-IT announces partnership with JDC (Janesville Dredging Company) to promote environmentally friendly and lasting solutions for the CCR Management, Waste Management, and Land Development industries, primarily in the Great Lakes Area. JDC is led by Mick Warner, an environmental engineer and contractor who has worked in the industry since [...]

By |2021-01-27T13:16:17-05:00January 27th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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