WIH Resource Group Teamed with Tetra Tech & Selected for a Long Term Waste Disposal Options Study for King County Washington

WIH Resource Group, inc. Teamed with Tetra Tech and has been selected by King County, Washington to conduct a long-term waste disposal options study to evaluate alternatives that best meet the future needs of the County and its residents
By: WIH Resource Group, Inc.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Feb. 27, 2023 - PRLog -- WIH Resource Group (www.wihrg.com), based in Scottsdale, Arizona, teamed with Tetra Tech and has been awarded a contract to provide professional and technical consulting services for King County in Washington to assist the county in evaluating long-term waste disposal options. The project includes a review of currently available waste conversion technologies and WEBR options to replace the county's regional landfill when it closes. Criteria to be evaluated includes environmental, social, economic, operating history, availability, and contract and operational requirement factors.

"We are proud and pleased to be teamed with Tetra Tech and to have been selected by King County to conduct this important project work for the county and its 37 jurisdictions. King County has been an outstanding customer of WIH Resource Group over the past decade on other project engagements and we are very honored to have been selected by them for this important project. We are very excited to have them as a repeat client again" – Bob Wallace, President – WIH Resource Group, Inc.

The Solid Waste Division (SWD) operates six transfer stations in the urban area, two rural transfer stations, two rural drop boxes, and the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. Cities and private hauling companies, through franchises issued by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC), are responsible for collection. Roughly 900,000 to 1,000,000 tons of waste is disposed of at the Cedar Hills Landfill annually.

King County's 2019 Comp Plan discusses the need to decide what the long-term disposal option will be after the Cedar Hills Landfill closes. It proposed what evaluation criteria to use and potential options to consider (e.g. mass burn, waste export, gasification, etc.). A final option for maximizing the life of the Cedar Hills Landfill has not been selected.

WIH Resource Group is a global leader in providing diversified environmental (waste and recycling), transfer station operations, financial analysis, safety consulting, waste disposal, recycling alternatives analysis, alternative fuels studies for fleets, legal expert witness services, WastebyRail consulting solutions, other transportation & logistics consulting, and other long-term waste, recycling and transportation planning solutions to its Clients throughout North America, and internationally.  For more information about WIH Resource Group, please visit www.wihrg.com

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide and its Solid Waste Practice is nationally recognized, having been ranked Number 1 in Solid Waste by Engineering News-Record for the last eight of ten years. Tetra Tech has provided planning, engineering, construction, and operational support to public and private municipal solid waste system operators since 1984. Clients range from large metropolitan solid waste agencies and operators to rural communities throughout the world where proven planning and design methodologies are applied to meet the waste management needs of a changing planet. For more information about Tetra Tech, please visit tetratech.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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