Bob Craggs

Bob Craggs
Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Manager
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P: 952-656-3617
F: 952-229-2923

Solid Waste, Resource Recovery Plans That Fit

Solid Waste, Resource Recovery Plans That Fit

Burns & McDonnell has built a solid record — a record you can trust. Since 1970, our solid waste and resource recovery practice has successfully completed hundreds of projects nationwide.

Combining our technical, planning and financial experience, we are prepared to help you develop strategies that fit your community.

Full Spectrum of Services for Public, Private Sector

Solid waste and resource recovery requires progressive and innovative solutions. With Burns & McDonnell, you get full-spectrum services, combining our solid waste and recycling experience with our energy, environmental permitting, financial consulting, public-private partnership and design-build capabilities.

Our team has grown across the public sector and many industries, with experience gained from hundreds of landfill, transfer station, resource recovery, and long-term strategic and business planning projects. We're ready to assist you with a comprehensive range of solid waste and resource recovery services.

  • Comprehensive and strategic planning
  • Facility planning, siting, permitting, design and construction management
  • Operations and performance enhancement
  • Resource recovery and recycling program planning
  • Procurement strategies, drafting RFPs and contract negotiations
  • Conversion technologies
  • Rates, financial analysis and valuations
  • Waste characterization and generation studies
  • Independent engineering
  • Engineer-procure-construct (EPC) and design-build
  • Feasibility studies and market analyses
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Hydrogeology
  • Landfill gas to energy systems
  • Regulatory compliance and ordinance drafting
  • Remediation


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