Changing the Game: Using Biotechnology to Develop More Sustainable Landfills

January 27, 2019

Today’s landfill owners are facing a growing number of environmental and economic issues; mostly caused by the slow, anaerobic decay (without air) of buried garbage. Anaerobic bacteria not only produce harmful liquids (known as leachate), which contain a variety of chemical and toxins, but also generate foul odors and methane, a toxic greenhouse gas that is 23 times more harmful than CO2. If released from the landfill, these toxins and gases can contaminate nearby water… READ MORE »

35th Anniversary and Brand Refresh

January 27, 2019

Thirty-five years ago, five employees came together to open the first McGill office in Asheville, North Carolina, offering civil engineering. Since that time, McGill has grown to fill nine offices and expand its service offerings. On January 22nd, McGill celebrated a milestone year by hearing special memories from staff and looking to the future by launching a refreshed brand. READ MORE »