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Glenmore Landfill’s life expectancy increased for 12-15 years in Canada

by Tana Oy  (Jan. 21, 2015)

To view Video Click Here Ineffective compaction along with extensive use of cover soil are lowering the life expectencies of landfills. Aiming for better compaction is the easiest way to add more operation years for continuing revenues. For increasing the compaction efficiency, the city ...

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

by Associated Press  (Jan. 21, 2015)

Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom began in 2006. Here are some questions and answers about oil and gas saltwater spills: Q: What does this ...

Toxins Found in E-Waste

by Electronic Recyclers International, Inc (ERI)  (Jan. 5, 2015)

One of the worst effects of a skyrocketing, global e-waste crisis is the risk of toxic contamination for the environment and communities. In fact, delving into the many chemical and heavy metal materials that make up most electronic devices, it seems that toxins and electronics go hand in hand. Though many manufacturers of electronic devices are ...

Landfill Leachate Treatment Technology Piloted in Ireland - White Paper

by Combined Environmental Technologies Ltd (Ireland)  (Dec. 11, 2014)

The primary objective of this project was to develop a full scale Pro-Bio design which could treat wastewaters such as Leachate by piloting a small scale first to determine the precise structural design, process flow and programming which would be required for a successful full scale model of this technology. During this pilot treating Landfill ...

Blending of would-be landfill turns out greener cement-based products

by Munson Machinery Co., Inc.  (Dec. 9, 2014)

The vision of a greener future for the construction industry motivates Andrew Dennis, an architect here who founded a company dedicated to producing environmentally friendly cement-based products. Instead of the heavy aggregates found in standard concrete, the materials made by GigaCrete Inc. include non silica based sands and byproducts of coal ...

Aerobic co-treatment of landfill leachate and domestic wastewater – are slowly biodegradable organics removed or simply diluted?

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 19, 2014)

This study investigated the co-treatment of landfill leachate/domestic wastewater in bench-scale activated sludge (AS) reactors to determine whether the slowly biodegradable organic matter (SBOM) was removed rather than diluted. The AS reactors were loaded with mixtures of raw leachate and leachate that was pretreated by air stripping. The ...

Maynard landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Since 2012, Martifer has retained the services of Patriot Solar Group on more than 5 MW of ground mount projects throughout the state of Massachusetts. For their high quality product, ease of collaboration, and their professional capabilities, Martifer Solar USA highly recommends Patriot Solar Group as a leading racking partner. Project Overview ...

Brookfield landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview ...

Arizona Landfill Case Study (C3 Technology)

by GEO Inc  (Oct. 29, 2014)

Between 1979 and 1980, industrial and hazardous wastes were disposed of at the Site in a series of unlined pits, each of which was used for a particular type of waste disposal. It is reported based on evaluations of manifests that approximately 3.4 million gallons of hazardous liquid wastes and between 3,700 and 4,100 tons of solid wastes were ...

Ämmässuo landfill, Finland case study

by NAUE GmbH & Co.KG  (Aug. 8, 2014)

Opened in 1987, the municipal landfill Ämmässuo in Finland extends over 50 ha, making it one of the largest in all of Scandinavia. Two test fields were set up to find a suitable solution for the surface sealing system and future slope reinforcement The structure of these fields consists of a mineral gas-drain layer, a mineral sealing ...

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