EA has an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources, in addition to proven working relationships with federal, state, and local regulators. EA takes pride in being the largest solid waste management services firm in Maryland, having held on-call contracts with 14 Maryland counties, and having completed design for 33 landfill cells in Maryland and 15 landfill closures.
EA provides a full range of solid waste services from landfill siting, permitting, and public involvement through new cell design, closure design, hazardous waste handling, landfill gas compliance, landfill gas collection and beneficial use, recycling studies, convenience centers, composting and recycling, construction, and operation assistance. Our project managers and design engineers have a wealth of experience with engineering municipal waste, industrial waste, and hazardous waste landfills, as well as yard trim and food scrap compost facilities. We work at landfill sites across the country, ensuring regulatory compliance and cost savings to our clients.
Listed below are just some of the Solid Waste design services we perform regularly:
- Master planning
- Waste sampling and analysis
- Evaluation of waste treatment or disposal options
- Landfill cell and closure design
- Convenience center design
- Recycling and compost facility design
- Landfill capacity analyses and expansion support
- Permitting and associated reporting
- Environmental monitoring and compliance
- Landfill gas collection and control, including beneficial re-use
- Design and installation of methane detection devices
- Leachate management
- Erosion and sediment control
- Stormwater management and monitoring
- Facility compliance manuals for health and safety, emergency response manuals, etc.
- Construction oversight
- Participation in public meetings, expert testimony and litigation support
- Landfill and transfer station operation
EA’s solid waste bioreactor landfill project in Worcester County was voted project of the year by the Engineering Society of Baltimore. This project was the first bioreactor permitted in Maryland.