Alabama Department of Environmental Management Presented Award for Overall Compliance, Community Involvement and Aesthetic
Advanced Disposal’s Stone’s Throw Landfill was presented with the Landfill of the Year Award by Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) on Friday at the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) conference at Lake Guntersville State Park. The award was presented to Stone’s Throw Landfill in the private municipal solid waste category for its community involvement, innovation and appearance.
“On behalf of the south region landfill team, we are honored to be awarded landfill of the year and to have our hard work and commitment to environmental stewardship recognized with such a prestigious honor,” said Gerald Allen, Advanced Disposal South region landfill manager. “Thank you to ADEM, SWANA and especially General Manager Herman Kitchens and his team of environmental professionals at Stone’s Throw for making their landfill one of the best in the industry.”
The landfill was once closed by a former owner and then reopened by Advanced Disposal in spring 2002. It currently accepts an average of 1,050 tons per day. At current tonnage, the landfill has capacity until 2053. The landfill has an exceptional environmental record and has current disposal contracts with Tallapoosa, Montgomery, Elmore and Macon County and the Cities of Notasulga, Alexander City, Tallassee and accepts waste from Advanced Disposal subsidiaries and multiple third party haulers.
1) Advanced Disposal’s Stone’s Throw Landfill General Manager Herman Kitchens accepted the Landfill of the Year Award on Friday at the SWANA conference.
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