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ASCE OC Sustainability: Frank R. Bowerman Landfill Facility Tour

Ever wonder where your bins of trash go every week once they get picked up by dumpster truck? 


ASCE OC Sustainability Committee and LA Section Sustainability Committee organized a tour and presentation at Frank R. Bowerman Landfill on October 20th. Frank R. Bowerman Landfill is the ninth largest in the United States, run by OC Waste and Recycle (OCWR).


Some of the topics covered in the tour:


The event was attended by 14 people, starting with a slide and video presentation by David Wong about the landfill site and then a tour of the site facilities.

Thanks to David Wong and Michael Ocasio at OCWR for organizing the tour, driving the attendees with OCWR vans, and answering questions from the attendees.


Frank R. Bowerman Landfill Tour Attendees 


 

About the Author:

Sam Ali, PE is a retired Senior Civil Engineer previously employed with the Orange County Public Works, where he supervised a team of civil engineers to initiate new projects for the county’s Capital Improvement Program. The team prepared Preliminary Programming Reports for roads, bridges, flood control channels, and bikeways to determine if the project is feasible. He received both his Bachelor's and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from California State University Long Beach. He has been involved with ASCE Orange County for years and has served in multiple roles.


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