Predicting the future and exactly where the funds to make changes will come from is difficult. Plus, most facility owners want to minimize their capital expenditures. But the fact is, improvements and expansions will always be needed: so, how can operators plan for and keep those costs in line?
Unfortunately, controlling transfer station and materials recovery facility (MRF) infrastructure costs can be challenging—on the order of climbing a mountain or wrestling a bear. But fortunately, there are many tools and much information available to facility owners for planning and managing capital improvement costs.