Solid Waste Facility Siting and Design
Landfill Closure Design
With 25 years’ experience in environmental engineering, Mr. Brinchek has provided planning, permitting and engineering design services for a wide range of solid waste projects including traditional landfill containment and closures, post closure end use for closed solid waste facilities, and solid waste transfer station and convenience centers.
He is the immediate past President for the NC SWANA Chapter and is the Region 6 Representative and member of the Board of Directors for SWANA North America
Mr. Brinchek is a licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina.
Mr. Brinchek holds Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering and Master of Civil Engineering (Water Resources focus) degrees from North Carolina State University.
B.S. Environmental Engineering, 1998 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
M.C.E Civil Engineering, (Water Resources) 2006 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Active NCEES Registration
Solid Waste Association of North America NC Chapter – Past President
Solid Waste Association of North America – Board of Director – Region 6 Representative
Smith Gardner Inc.
2015 - Present
1995 - 2015
Brinchek, W. Michael. “How Much Water is Enough.” Presented at SWANA’s 11th Annual Landfill Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee, June 6, 2006
Brinchek, W. Michael. “Converting the North Wake Landfill into a Public Park – Trash to Treasure.” Presented at WASTECON 2010, Boston,Massachusetts
Brinchek, W. Michael. “Remediation of PFAS in Leachate.” Presented at the 2019 SWANA Quad State Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, August 29, 2019