Landfill Gas News

  • Geotech Marks Next Stage of Growth with New International Headquarters in the West Midlands

    Geotech, a world leader in the design and manufacture of gas analysis technology, has announced that it is relocating its operations in the UK to Cyan Park in Coventry. The new offices will become the International Headquarters for Geotech’s parent company QED Environmental Systems, headquartered in Dexter, Michigan USA, and forms part of the planned transition into a single ...


    By Quantum Geotechnical

  • Geotech forms new partnership with NETEL (INDIA) Ltd

    Geotech (a QED Environmental Systems company) and global manufacturer and supplier of gas analysis technology, has announced a strategic partnership with NETEL (INDIA) Ltd, one of the leading organisations in India in the field of analytical instruments, environmental instruments, automotive emission analysers, and environment management services. ...


    By Geotech

  • TECO Peoples Gas Launches Innovative New Waste-to-Energy Service

    TECO Peoples Gas is expanding the green energy solutions for its customers with an innovative new renewable natural gas service. Natural gas comes from underneath the ground, typically through the mining of fossil fuels. By contrast, renewable natural gas (RNG) comes from organic waste – such as gases generated by landfills or water treatment plants, sometimes called biogas. Special ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The all-new 2´´ Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead

    QED’s Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead has revolutionised the control of landfill gas, with more accurate measurement and precise adjustment of gas flow, especially at very low rates (under 10 scfm).  Easy orifice plate exchanges take only seconds, with no time lost shutting down the control valve or retuning the well. The wellhead’s Precision Fine Tune Control Valve ...


    By Geotech

  • By bike to the Sea, a CO2 free bicycle tour from Bucharest to Black Sea

    By bike to the Sea, a bicycle tour from Bucharest till the sea, has become an event CO2 free thanks to CARBON EXPERT from Romania and ALLCOT Group from Switzerland. This event, which has been held for 11 years, gathered 450 amateur cyclists at the end of April, 26-28, who rode a distance of 305 kilometers. The ...


    By ALLCOT

  • SC 130 Transatlantic Link Field Study - Brussels (I)

    The first round of visits by Senior Course 130 on Field Study 2 started in Brussels, where Course Members visited NATO Headquarters. They were welcomed by the Chairman of the Military Committee, Gen Pavel. In his introductory speech, he focused on current and future challenges for NATO, and mentioned both state and non-state actors in relation to these challenges. Since no nation can cope with ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • EREF-Funded Project Uses a Life-Cycle Analysis Model to Evaluate the Environmental Sustainability of Solid Waste Management Strategies

    In the future, policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that affect the type of energy used in the U.S., as well as the cost of energy and emissions, could significantly impact the strategic direction of solid waste management (SWM). SWM systems must proactively adapt to changing waste composition, policy requirements, and an evolving energy system to cost-effectively and sustainably ...

  • First Food delivery trucks powered by food waste

    Within five years after sending their food waste to digesters instead of to landfill, the supermarket chain Waitrose in the UK has her trucks drive on clean and fossil free fuel, made from that same waste. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) comes from a process of anaerobic digestion, which captures biomethane from the food waste. The biomethane is then compressed to be Bio-CNG for trucks. ...

  • Landfill Methane Emission Monitoring

    Methane (CH4) plays a critical role in the radiation balance and chemistry of the atmosphere. The major anthropogenic sources are anaerobic production from landfills, ruminant animals and their waste, release from the mining and use of fossil fuel, burning of biomass, etc.. On average, over the global scale, landfill methane emissions contribute between 10-19% of the anthropogenic methane burden ...

  • NGVAmerica applauds collaborative approach of new study that identifies opportunities for improving on emission benefits of NGVs

    NGVAmerica today commended the release of a new study by scientists from West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (“CAFEE”). The study published online by Environmental Science & Technology was supported by the Environmental Defense Fund and numerous organizations from the natural gas industry, including a variety of NGVAmerica members. ...

  • The UK’s largest hire fleet of GasClam Landfill Gas Monitors now available at Shawcity

    Shawcity are delighted to announce that following further investment, we have just extended our GasClam hire fleet by 14 brand new instruments, making it the largest in the UK. In response to growing customer demand, we can continue to have stock available as and when you need it.  Discounts are available for multiple instruments or duration of hire, making it ideal for long-term ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

    All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper “Landfill Tax: definition of taxable disposal”. In it, the tax body confirmed that the current list for deciding materials ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • AD overtakes landfill energy production

    The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than landfill gas – and represent 2% of national gas production, the industry association has claimed. “AD-derived green gas is an important part of the UK’s energy mix as it performs two roles – it makes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Zimbabwe considers landfill biogas

    Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, shows determination in reducing its share of GHG emissions damaging the environment by planning a waste-to-energy plant. In southern Africa, the Zimbabwean capital has announced that it’s seeking an investor for the establishment of a waste energy plant at Pomona landfill as the city looks to generate energy ...

  • Landfill and Biogas gas monitoring

    Landfill and biogas provide a source of readily available and renewable energy. However, as a source of energy care has to be taken to understand and quantify impurities in the raw gas that can have an effect on either the amount of energy products, or contaminants that can foul the energy generators (siloxanes). ETG can provide analysis solutions to qualify and quantify these impurities. Gas ...

  • Axine eyes commercialisation with US$6m funding round

    Canadian electro-chemical wastewater treatment firm Axine Water Technologies has closed a Can$8 million (US$6 million) Series B funding round led by Japanese conglomerate Asahi Kasei. The Vancouver-based company, which has raised around Can$7.7 million (US$5.8 million) since 2012 in seed capital and Series A funds said it is now ready for a first commercial deployment of its technology, which ...

  • Yes, Landfill Gas Engines Will Produce More Poison Ivy but also More Tomatoes

    A New York Times article warns of the impending growth of poison ivy. Yes, but this fertilization effect of CO2 has been put to good use by thousands of greenhouses around the world. GE, Cummins and other engine manufacturers are actively pursuing CHP projects which provide greenhouses with electricity, heat, light and CO2. Is it better to increase the production of tomatoes or retard ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Rubicon Global and Trucost team up to provide accurate carbon emissions data from waste

    Rubicon Global, the leading provider of cloud-based, sustainable waste and recycling solutions, has partnered with environmental data expert Trucost to provide its customers with accurate, accessible data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their waste. Rubicon is revolutionizing the waste and recycling industry by creating market incentives for organizations to recycle and empowering ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Clarke Energy at Wastecon 2016

    Clarke Energy is pleased to be making its debut in the United States in Indianapolis at Wastecon 2016. Wastecon is organised by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and is the largest event focusing on waste management in North America. Wastecon will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis ...


    By Clarke Energy

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