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Questions to Ask About Landfills and Sanitary Services

There is a growing awareness about responsible waste disposal. To find out what sanitary services are right for you and the environment, you will most likely need to learn some basic facts to find out what landfills and sanitary services are right for your needs. Here are a few questions you should consider asking before deciding where and how to dump your garbage.

  • What sanitary products or services are available?
    If you are researching garbage dumps, you may want to find out what types of waste they process, such as hazardous waste, recycling, commercial or private disposal. Sanitary disposal services that offer a wider variety of options and provide disposal bins, will be more likely to have the specific solutions to suit your needs.

  • How much will it cost?
    It’s a good idea to get a written estimate of the cost before deciding how to manage your trash. You should also ask if there are any extra costs or any additional work that may be required. You’ll want to get a good idea of the overall price of service before it is started. This will ensure that the work is done according to your budget.

  • Does recycled paper help reduce landfill waste?
    Recycling paper is a good way to save landfills because paper takes longer to break down than organic matter such as food, lawn materials, etc. Also, the high volume of paper that people throw away fills up landfills quickly, reducing the amount of space available for garbage that can not be recycled.

  • How should I decide on a medical waste solution?
    Make sure the service has compliance experts who maintain adherence to federal, state and local regulations so that your business or organization is always in compliance, from collection, to treatment and disposal.
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    Matter Management LLC
    1400 Porter Rd, Mulga, AL 35118
    Matter Management is your Birmingham resource for roll-off dumpsters, landfill services, scrap metal recycling, waste management, and portable toilet rental. We'd love to hear from you!
    (205) 788-1400
    Veolia ES Cedar Hill Landfill Inc
    1319 N Business Creek Rd, Ragland, AL 35131
    (205) 338-7821
    Veolia ES Star Ridge Landfill
    3301 Acmar Rd, Moody, AL 35004
    (205) 640-1799
    Veolia Environmental Services
    3301 Acmar Rd, Moody, AL 35004
    (205) 640-7000
    Shelby County of
    504 Highway 70, Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 669-3999
    Shelby County of
    112 N Main St, Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 669-3831
    USA Waste Three Corner Landfill
    2205 County Road 6, Piedmont, AL 36272
    (256) 447-0026
    Haralson County
    224 Budapest Cemetery Rd, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
    (770) 574-5414
    Carroll County
    439 Simonton Mill Rd, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 832-1233
    B & B Tire Landfill
    1316 County Highway 9, Hayden, AL 35079
    (205) 647-6736
    Meredith Environmental
    1400 Porter Rd, Mulga, AL 35118
    (205) 444-1202
    Chambers County Landfill
    7245 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Lanett, AL 36863
    (334) 576-2059
    Pineview Landfill
    2730 Bryan Rd, Dora, AL 35062
    (205) 648-1000
    Bfi Sand Valley Landfill
    2785 County Road 209, Collinsville, AL 35961
    (256) 524-3208
    City of Montgomery Departmental/Divisions
    115 Division St, Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 240-4526

    Landfills, also known as dumps, are places where waste is deposited. Many cities and towns have landfills, at a central location where private and municipal rubbish disposal companies dump the trash they collect and recycle throughout the day. Sanitary landfills are a little different from standard landfills, in that these sites isolate certain harmful waste from the rest of the environment until it has been deemed safe. So what is considered safe waste? This occurs when waste has successfully biodegraded to a biological, chemical, and physical level. Isolation of this waste is necessary to protect public health. Such landfills contain certain universal components, such as bins, compactors, and other machinery. Landfills may contain anything from construction debris to electronics. Solid and chemical waste both need to be handled with care, as they can pose a hygiene and environmental hazard. Sanitary landfills generally only handle solid waste, which is allowed to decompose naturally in a controlled environment. The goal is to prevent spill over into land beyond the garbage dump site, and to contain it within defined boundaries. Ground water contamination is also avoided by the digging of monitoring wells outside the perimeter. Workers spread the solid waste in layers and compact it to make the covered area as small as possible, which helps reduce the possibility of pests being attracted to the garbage disposal. How well and often people in the area recycle, along with the surrounding landscape, both help to determine the lifecycle of a particular landfill, which is usually about 20 years. Sanitary landfills need to be properly managed and maintained in order to operate efficiently.
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