Smurfit-Stone Container partners with Advanced Disposal
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation announced a new partnership
between its recycling division and Advanced Disposal
Services in Cobb County, Georgia. Through this joint
venture, Smurfit-Stone will convert Cobb County’s composting
facility in Marietta, Georgia, for use as a materials
recycling facility (MRF). Advanced Disposal will manage
the adjacent waste transfer station.
Smurfit-Stone is retrofitting sort line equipment in
the 200,000 square foot composting facility to provide
residential and commercial recycling services. Smurfit-Stone
also operates Advanced Disposal’s MRFs in Jacksonville,
Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia.
With 29 plants in the United States offering comprehensive
recycling and waste solutions, Smurfit-Stone is investing
in automated sort systems and focusing on strategic partnerships
with cities and waste haulers to dig deeper into the
Smurfit-Stone also has invested in production tracking
equipment to improve customer service and efficiency
by identifying and reducing the causes of downtime on
its sort lines and balers.