Jeff Eriks, chief business development officer at Cambridge Companies, says "If you aren't 100% sure of your current wastestream, than your system design can be inefficient and costly to modify.
Be prepared for the waste composition to change because it will."
Wastestreams must be continually monitored as they are always changing due to changes in municipality polices, legislation and consumption, he
"It's important that you keep a watchful eye on your wastestream year after year to ensure that your equipment is set up properly," he
explains, adding that a system should be designed to be able to be modified or expanded, based on the estimated growth and changes in the wastestream.
"The glass clean up system is one factor that drives the design of the facility because it is a messy component that also uses up a fair amount of space," says Jeff Eriks
A needs analysis is the first step in selecting equipment and a vendor, points out Jeff Eriks
"This would determine system performance metrics based on current and projected needs," he
is typically involved in the RFP process with MRF operations to provide feedback on equipment layouts and how they affect the building layout and cost of construction.
"These are important factors involved in the overall project," he