Investing in waste
It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.
Municipalities across the country are investing in solid waste disposal programs and facilities. Govalytics, a sales and marketing tool has compiled the top ten communities investing in waste.
|Tacoma, Wash.||Solid waste facilities||$52,118,032|
|Sacramento, Calif.||Solid waste facility repair and rehabilitation program||$8,197,850|
|Harford County, Md.||New Solid Waste Facilities Development||$4,500,000|
|Cecil County, Md.||Upgrade/Expand Solid Waste Operations Facility||$3,850,000|
|Hartford County, Md.||Solid Waste Transfer Station||$3,700,000|
|Minneapolis||Solid Waste & Recycling Facility Improvements||$2,500,000|
|Spotsylvania County, Va.||East of I-95 Consolidated Solid Waste Convenience Center||$2,197,500|
|Pinellas County, Fla.||1928 Solid Waste Traffic Flow Improvements||
|Oklahoma City||Solid Waste Management CNG Facility||$2,000,000|
|Roseville, Calif.||Solid Waste Technology Replacement||$1,125,000|
Govalytics is a sales and marketing tool for companies looking to work with local governments, uses MSA data to benchmark municipal spending in various capacities. Using the tool, public spending data for the top 25 MSAs “can help decision makers see what has been successful for other governments of their size across the nation,” according to Ben Walker, director of brand management for Govalytics.