Making a complicated industry simple for you.

There’s a very long list of important considerations that need to be accounted for in the development and operation of solid waste facilities. These include issues regarding emissions, ground and surface water, safety, public health, siting construction, design, operations and many more.

The team at Joyce Engineering has built upon more than 30 years of experience in the solid waste industry to assemble a team of engineers, environmental scientists,  geologists, and operations consultants who truly understand the facets of the complicated issues you face. Our staff remains informed on local, regional, state and federal regulation, and offers you the tools and experience to make your project a success. We can cover every aspect of design, environmental testing and standard compliance, construction quality assurance and operations. Basically, we’re your one-stop shop for all of your solid waste facility development and operational needs.

Solid Waste Services Include:

Landfill Design and Engineering

  • Annual Compaction & Capacity Studies
  • Annual Financial Assurance Updates
  • Disposal Facility Design
  • Facility Permitting
  • Leachate Management, Treatment and Disposal Options
  • Options and Feasibility Studies
  • Overall Site Management Planning
  • Stormwater Management

CQA Observation, Testing and Certification

  • Landfill Closure Caps
  • Landfill Gas Extraction Systems
  • Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls
  • Material Recovery Facilities
  • New Landfill Cells
  • Transfer Stations

Operations Consulting

  • Equipment Selection
  • Evaluating Tipping Fee Rates
  • Facility Compliance Audits
  • Financial Performance
  • Managing Airspace and Operational Soils
  • Operational Procedure Evaluations
  • Protecting Capacity & Life
  • Provide Temporary Certified Manager and Operators
  • Staffing Selection

Landfill Closure

  • Bidding
  • Construction Administration (CA)
  • Construction Quality Assurance (CQA)
  • Design
  • Landfill Gas System Construction / Integration
  • Permitting

Landfill Groundwater and Landfill Gas Compliance

  • Data Evaluation
  • Delineation of Contamination
  • Remediation Technology Selection, Design and Operation
  • Sampling and Reporting

Landfill Post-Closure Care

  • Site Inspections and Maintenance
  • Termination of Post-Closure Care

Landfill Gas Beneficial Use

  • Carbon Offset Credits
  • Compress Natual Gas/Vehicle Fuel
  • Electricity Generation
  • Medium Btu/Direct Use
  • Renewable Energy Certificates

Transfer Station and Materials Recovery Facility

  • Facility Construction Administration & Construction Quality Assurance
  • Facility Design
  • Facility Permitting
  • Facility Siting

Waste Transportation and Waste Stream Evaluation

  • Auditing of collection trucks
  • Collection vehicle and transportation routing
  • Equipment selection and specification
  • Recycling system design and operation
  • Waste stream analysis

Compost Facility

  • Facility permitting
  • Leachate management
  • Operator certification
  • Stormwater management