Waste and Recycling

Lawrence & Associates has over 30 years of experience planning, designing, and supporting operation of waste and recycling facilities.  We have experience in all aspects of master planning, conceptual design, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, agency permitting, final design, construction, permit-review documentation, cost estimating, operation, and closure for many types of sites, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Landfills (all aspects)
  • Transfer station design
  • Recycling and processing facility design
  • Composting facilities
  • Wastewater and leachate treatment ponds
  • Dairy ponds
  • Mine tailings
  • Hazardous-waste management and recycling for industry
  • Associated infrastructure engineering (water, electric, sewer, fire, road, drainage, etc.)

We specialize in the following for the above facilities:

  • Processing, transfer, and landfill facility cost estimating, budgeting, and master planning
  • Landfill sequencing and operation
  • General Industrial and General Construction storm-water permit compliance
  • Landfill gas, vadose zone, groundwater, leachate and leachate monitoring
  • Landfill gas extraction, design, permitting, operation, and maintenance
  • Storm water and hydraulic design

We have designed and or provided construction quality assurance for over 7.5 million square feet of constructed High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) or Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) liners or closure caps, as well as Geocomposite Clay Layers, and associated lining components.

Cummings Rd Closure Phase 1


Cummings Rd Closure Phase 2


Kings County Tipping Floor Rehab


Land O Lakes Pond Liner