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Geoff Aardsma

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Geoff Aardsma, is Enevo’s VP of Client Services and has an extensive background in the Waste Management industry, a degree in Biochemistry and a MBA in Sustainable Management.

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Does Your Risk Assessment Include Waste Management? It Should.

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Jan 2, 2018 4:15:00 PM
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How Full Is This Bin?

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Nov 30, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Is there a correct answer? Of course. However, there are some important considerations when embarking on a container fullness study:

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Topics: fill level monitoring, right-sizing, Waste services

Why "No News Is Good News" Can Be Bad For Your Business

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Oct 18, 2017 5:40:00 PM
In the waste industry, the old saying of "no news is good news" can be a misnomer. Typically, the only way to know if something went wrong or off schedule with pickups is when it goes severely wrong, then you have a bigger problem to solve.  How can you know when there is an issue without physically checking the fill level of your bins? Are there frequent missed pickups that are not brought to your attention? You could potentially pay for services you did not receive, which is where Enevo can help.
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Topics: fill level monitoring, right-sizing, Restaurant Waste Services

"Just Trust Me:" Put Your Provider To The Test

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Oct 2, 2017 6:44:00 AM
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Topics: fill level monitoring, right-sizing, Waste services

Customer Obsession is the next revolution in the Waste Industry

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Sep 17, 2017 10:07:00 PM

A tour of the floor at Waste Expo this year showed a clear trend in the variety of new technologies available to the waste industry.

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5 tech solutions for preventing illegal dumping

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Sep 16, 2017 10:19:42 PM

As we reflect on 2015 and plan for 2016, many look to understand the pressures that affected their year.  While there were a wide variety of topics affecting the waste industry this year (see economics of recycling, ongoing commitments to CNG investments in the face of lower diesel rates, and exciting momentum toward reducing food waste), I wanted to write about a lesser publicized issue – illegal dumping.

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Micro-waste impact in a macro-waste world

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Sep 16, 2017 10:17:07 PM

The CABA blog post last December, “Small Business Needs to Engage in Paris and Beyond” stated a clear call to action for small businesses to join the efforts toward reducing their impact climate change. However, the achievement of sustainability goals can sometimes seem overwhelming to small companies – there are drastic measures that need to be taken in order to reach the goals set in Paris at COP21.

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Human Application of Waste Analytics

Posted by Geoff Aardsma on Sep 16, 2017 8:58:06 PM

Attending RFMA was a valuable way to make dozens of new connections with industry professionals and attend informative sessions.  A session I attended revolved around how the Internet of Things (IOT) can provide practical uses for a restaurant facilities manager, and made me reflect on how data collection is currently being used.

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