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​Ron Gilkerson is New Solid Waste Division Director 

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​Ron Gilkerson is New Solid Waste Division Director 

Posted on 02/13/15

February 13, 2015, Monroe, NC – Ron Gilkerson has been named Solid Waste Division Director for Union County Public Works.

Gilkerson is a geologist with more than 30 years of experience in solid waste, regulatory compliance and environmental consulting. He has been the managing principal for several landfill development/facility siting efforts, various engineering design and construction projects, a range of environmental compliance programs, including groundwater, stormwater, waste characterization and landfill gas and numerous construction and demolition debris (C&D) landfill and recycling/transfer station permitting projects.

During the past several years at Greenway Waste Solutions and more recently Hwy. 908 Class 2 Landfill and Recycling Center, Gilkerson has managed all engineering, geological and environmental related programs for six long-term C&D landfills, two large-scale composting facilities and one indoor C&D recycling center. Prior to his solid waste experience, Gilkerson worked with various consulting firms such as Groundwater Technology, Law Engineering, and Spatco Environmental.