Evaluation of Solid Waste Baling and Landfilling

by Ralph Stone, (F.ASCE), Pres.; Ralph Stone and Co., Inc., Engrs., Los Angeles, Calif.,
Richard Kahle, Vice-Pres.; Ralph Stone and Co., Inc., Engrs., Los Angeles, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1977, Vol. 103, Issue 4, Pg. 557-573


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The baling of solid waste as a process is reviewed. The density, environmental impact, costs, processing, transportation, and disposal in a sanitary landfill were determined at St. Paul, Minn. Baling plant, sanitary landfill, and truck transportation time and motion field data were collected and evaluated. Comparisons were made with alternative processing, transportation, and disposal alternatives.

Subject Headings: Solid mechanics | Solid wastes | Landfills | Field tests | Recycling | Industrial wastes | Trucks

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