transfer station


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transfer station

NZ a municipal depot where rubbish is sorted for recycling or relocation to a landfill site
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According to Vince Murphy, director of operations for post-collection facilities for Waste Management's Arizona market area, the San Tan transfer station is positioned to accommodate shifting conditions.
The W H Robinson firm has applied for retrospective planning permission to use a site in George Street as a waste transfer station.
He also directed for performing regular cleaning in all areas without any discrimination and to immediately transfer the garbage to the Shah Faisal, Malir - Model Colony, Korangi and Landhi zones garbage transfer stations.
The Factoria Transfer Station, in Bellevue, lacks several service needs, including room for collecting recyclable materials, minimum roof clearance needed by modern, larger garbage collection vehicles and the ability to compact waste.
If the closures occur, Waste Management Division Manager Dan Hurley said he will recommend to the commissioners that they open a new transfer station at the landfill for self-haulers.
It's a pain in the neck," said transfer station user Jim Tabor.
James Blackham pleaded guilty to two charges relating to operating an illegal waste transfer station in Landor Street, Bordesley.
The same logic holds for steps leading to the landfill: at transfer stations or MRFs, at demolition and land clearing sites, and at saw mills and woodworking shops.
10, 2006, people who arrived at the Lyman Transfer Station were instructed to toss all their recyclables into a single container, rather than into separate containers for plastic, paper and metal.
Stern is the recent opening of the nearby Secaucus Junction Transfer Station where plans call for a New Jersey Turnpike interchange to be constructed to serve the station and the surrounding area.
Plans for the waste transfer station - which has yet to be built - were agreed last year, despite massive local opposition.
To construct a state-of-the-art, 1,000-tpd waste transfer station, fairly large for a truck transfer operation, and completely retrofit another 300-tpd facility, Waste Management of Missouri, Inc.