Marcella Thompson

Thompson Co-Authors APWA Reporter Article on First Envision® Verified Waste Facility

With its sights set on a circular economy, the City of Phoenix wanted measurable results for its new composting facility. So it pioneered the process for applying the Envision® sustainable infrastructure rating system on the 27th Avenue Compost Facility. Now the first waste infrastructure project to achieve Envision® Verification from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure is fundamentally changing the future of organic materials for the City.

Read how measurable elements were defined to improve sustainability performance for the long term in the article, "Innovation, collaboration impact first Envision®-verified waste facility" authored by HDR’s Marcella Thompson and the City of Phoenix’s Allan J. Smolko for APWA Reporter magazine.