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NEW MRF Tour – St. Lucie County and Machinex Facilities ELLS Event – April 16, 2015

NEW MRF Tour – St. Lucie County and Machinex Facilities ELLS Event – April 16, 2015
– sponsored in partnership with –
St. Lucie County and Machinex
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Join us for a day of education and networking in Ft. Pierce, FL.

When: Thursday, April 16th

Time:  10:30 am – 2:30 pm (EST)

Where: Ft. Pierce, FL   (Click here to map it)

Registration fee: $35 for RFT Members; $50 Non-RFT Members


Tour Itinerary

  • Meet at the facility for tour and education
  • Wear comfortable clothing (jeans are acceptable) and closed toes shoes.  Walking will be required.
  • Lunch will be provided. If you have special dietary needs (vegetarian, allergies, etc.) please let us know this when you register.”

What can attendees expect to experience:  Attendees will experience an extensive tour of the newly opened (October 2014) single-stream MRF located at the St. Lucie County Solid Waste compound.  They will hear from County officials on converting the County over from dual stream to single-stream in May of 2014 as well as hear important facts such as county participation rates, number of households served and other important facts about the curbside recycling program as well as on the MRF itself.

In addition, County personnel will be on hand to answer any other questions about the landfill, C&D operation or baling operation there on the compound.About the sponsors:  

Machinex Technologies  Machinex offers complete engineering design, manufacturing, and installation of Material Recovery Facilities. As a leader in sorting technologies, Machinex provides turnkey projects for the recycling industry such as Single-Stream, Construction & Demolition,Commercial & Industrial Waste, Municipal Solid Waste, and front-end processing for Waste-to-Energy plants. The company also offers a full range of high quality recycling equipment such as disc screen separators, ballistic separators, balers, trommels, optical sorting, conveyors, and much more. Over the years, Machinex experts have designed and installed over 350 turnkey facilities in partnership with leading MRF’s in North America and Northern Europe.

St. Lucie County Solid Waste Baling and Recycling Facility  The St. Lucie County Solid Waste Baling and Recycling Facility comprises of 331 acres with the life expectancy to 2065 with the current waste delivery level. Facility staff strives to be aggressive and innovative in its approach to integrated solid waste management. This includes, a Class 1 Baling and Recycling facility, Construction and Demolition Processing Facility and a Single Stream Recyclables Processing Facility. This facility is municipally owned and operated by St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners.

Thank you Event Sponsor     



What is an ELLS?The ELLS is a scheduled opportunity for individuals to gain education and information a training/networking session, site or facility tour, on-site equipment demonstration, workshop, information session or structured teleconference.  Become an Annual Sponsor today and sign up to host an ELLS event.
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