Conserving airspace is a hot topic among landfill owners. They are as good at maximizing this space as their technology, processes, and skills sets are. It’s all about compaction and layering, and investing in traditional equipment like bulldozers and compactors.
But increasingly, new types of technology are entering the picture. Operators are installing GPS systems on their equipment and investing in drones to take aerial shots to produce topographical surveys. A few waste gurus are even learning to fly planes to do their own surveys.