Skip to content

Union County, North Carolina

​Ron Gilkerson is New Solid Waste Division Director 

Search all news

Heating Assistance Available Through LIEAP
Nov 20, 2019
Read full story
Conservation Education Contests
Nov 6, 2019
Read full story
New Process for Nonprofit Grant Funding
Nov 4, 2019
Read full story

​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.