Municipal Solid Waste

WTH offers a wide variety of software products, consulting and GIS data services for use in managing municipal solid waste.

Using GIS In Your Job

WTH provides a comprehensive program of GIS services for Municipal Solid Waste Disposal

Some benefits of using GIS in your Work:

  • Make more informed decisions.
  • Save money by working more efficiently
  • Locate waste disposal and recycling sites
  • Track trash pickup vehicles in real time
  • Have the ability to preserve, share, and pass on your knowledge to others
  • Be able to better communicate waste collection issues and projects with your staff, elected officials, waste collectors, and the general public

Convert your paper maps and what’s stored in your head into a more permanent digital record.

WTH has over 20 years of experience in working with Municipalities in converting their existing waste collection and disposal information into searchable and editable GIS layers that can display waste collection points, trash pickup snow removal routes, and disposal and recycling centers.

Collect accurate asset locations in the field.

WTH’s Think GIS software interfaces with Trimble GNSS products for accurate and precise asset location in the field.  Collected points can entered directly into your GIS map.

Integrate your waste collection data with State and County aerial photos and GIS layers.

WTH builds GIS maps that include the most accurate and current available County and State aerial photography, LiDAR elevation data, water and floodplain maps, parcel maps, and other useful GIS layers.

GIS Products and Services

GIS Products and Services

WTH has developed a full line of GIS products that can be used for Municipal waste disposal in the office or in the field, on desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones.  Some of our products can provide mapping services with an Internet connection, and others can work offline where an Internet connection is weak or unavailable. 

Same of the WTH GIS products that are used for waste disposal include the following:

Think GIS Editor – Think GIS Editor provides the ability create data layers and information fields for waste collection points, routes, and disposal areas. The software Includes tools for measuring elevation and includes a basic work order tool.  Think GIS Editor can be used in the office and in the field, works offline and online, and can interface with Trimble GNSS receivers for accurate field asset location.

Think GIS User – Think GIS User is for laptop viewing and works offline where Internet connections are weak.

Think AVL – Think AVL is Automatic Vehicle Location software that can track up to 1,000 vehicles of different types and display them on your Think GIS map.  Think AVL can be used to track waste collection, street cleaning, and snow removal in real time.

Think WebGIS Site – A Think WebGIS Site is a Cloud based version of Think GIS that can display mapped County information on any device.  A Think WebGIS can display a variety of public information layers including the location of waste disposal and recycling centers.  It also can be used to display waste collection, street cleaning, and snowplow routes.