Solid Waste Management

One of the largest providers of integrated solid waste services in the U.S., Shaw has a national network of offices and experience at hundreds of landfills and transfer stations. We provide a single point of responsibility for engineering, design-build construction, equipment fabrication, landfill products, and operations and maintenance of a variety of environmental control and energy recovery systems, solid waste facilities design, and landfill gas and leachate system design and installation.

Shaw’s solid waste services include the following:

  • Planning, Siting and Permitting
    Shaw works to ensure that business decisions are kept in the forefront during facility planning and siting programs. Permitting services focus on maintaining operational flexibility.
  • Environmental Compliance
    By integrating environmental compliance issues with operations, Shaw’s compliance solutions serve our customers’ bottom lines. Our services also include support for greenhouse gas initiatives at landfills.
  • Engineering/Design and Construction
    Our experience includes municipal solid waste landfills, waste transfer and material recovery facilities, landfill gas and leachate management projects. We also offer in-house geotechnical/geosynthetics laboratory services at our east- and west-coast laboratories.
  • Operations and Maintenance
    Shaw experts provide a wide range of operations and maintenance services for environmental control and energy recovery systems associated with landfills and landfill gas-to-energy plants.
  • Closure and Post-Closure
    Shaw prepares post-closure plans and develops, implements and maintains long-term monitoring systems for sampling and data interpretation programs. We also assist clients with beneficial reuse projects at their closed landfills.
  • Products and Equipment
    Shaw offers product and equipment services through its two wholly owned subsidiaries. American Plastic Pipe and Supply L.L.C., supplies the landfill industry with quality pipe, valves, fittings, specialty items and other products. LFG Specialties L.L.C., designs and manufactures enclosed and utility flares and other biogas extraction, control, and recovery equipment along with leachate evaporation systems.