September 25, 2022

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Marc Rogoff and Jill Gaffigan Address the Impact of Coronavirus on Solid Waste Collection in WasteAdvantage Magazine

Marc Rogoff, Ph.D., (Florida) and Jill Gaffigan (Georgia) coauthored "Hillsborough County, FL Addresses Covid-19 Collection Issues" published in the WasteAdvantage Magazine on June 30, 2022. Marc and Jill"s coauthor was Damien Tramel of the Hillsborough County, Florida, Department of Solid Waste.

Marc Rogoff is a Senior Consultant based in Florida with more than 38 years of professional experience focused on solid waste management as a public agency manager and consultant.

Jill Gaffigan is a Senior Consultant and Environmental Economist based in Georgia with more than 25 years of experience focused on solid waste advisory.

Waste Advantage is an independently published industry publication with a circulation of more than 60,000 subscribers. The monthly magazine covers the solid waste and recycling industry, focusing on municipal and private sector executives and operations managers in the areas of collection, transfer stations, recycling, landfills, waste conversion, and C&D activities throughout North America.


In this article, which appeared in the "Perspectives" section of WasteAdvantage, Tramel, Rogoff, and Gaffigan describe how the staffing shortages caused by the coronavirus disrupted trash and recycling services to Hillsborough County. In particular, they narrate the County"s decision to issue an RFP for emergency solid waste collection, Geosyntec"s quick turn on a proposal in response the RFP, and the final outcome of the situation, including permanent changes to how the County communicates with residents.

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