Ensuring affordable, long term, and environmentally sound disposal of MSW

Acronyms and Brief Definitions

  1. MRC: Municipal Review Committee, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to ensuring the long-term affordable, environmentally sound disposal of municipal solid waste for its members.

 

  1. MSW: Municipal Solid Waste.

 

  1. Fiberight: Fiberight, LLC is the parent company that developed and owns the technology for processing mixed MSW to be installed in the facility in Hampden, Maine.

 

  1. Coastal Resources: Coastal Resources of Maine, LLC, the project company formed by Fiberight to finance, own and operate the Hampden project.

 

  1. Crossroads: Crossroads Landfill located in Norridgewock, Maine.

 

  1. WM: Waste Management, Inc., the owners of Crossroads, is a waste management company headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

  1. JRL: Juniper Ridge Landfill, owned by the State of Maine and operated by Casella.

 

  1. Casella: Casella Waste Systems, a waste management company based in Rutland, Vermont.

 

  1. Bridge Waste: MSW being sent to an alternative site on an interim, short-term basis as a result of the Coastal facility not opening on time is referred to as bridge waste.

 

  1. Bypass Waste: MSW being sent to an alternative site on an interim, short-term basis after the facility has been in operation is referred to as bypass waste.

 

  1. PERC: Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington, Maine.
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