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Soil Remediation

a process used to purify and revitalize the soil

Sort Line

a recycling center that uses specialized equipment to sort out recyclable commodities such as recyclable paper, cardboard, metal, glass, plastics and other material.

Source Separated Organics (SSO)

System by which waste generators segregate compostable materials from other waste streams at the source for separate collection.

Sustainability

Use of metrics to analyze and measure performance to deliver benefits, manage costs, efficiency, productivity, profit and carbon footprint.

Sustainable Development

is the organizing principle for sustaining finite resources necessary to provide for the needs of future generations of life on planet.