Landfill Monitoring News

  • ‘Clearer’ landfill tax regime expected in summer 2017

    From April, the standard rate of tax will rise from a current level of £84.40 per tonne to £86.10, and the lower rate from £2.65 per tonne to £2.70 per tonne. However, proposals to change the definition of ‘taxable disposal’ which had also been expected to come into force tomorrow – detailing exemptions from the landfill tax – are now expected to be ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill

    GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains the focal point of their business, therefore they carry out regular assessments to ensure they are meeting targets set by their clients and remain flexible in an ever-changing market. Following a recent review of the percentage of waste they are diverting from landfill, in comparison to 2015/16, GPT Waste are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • Streamlining Landfill Environmental Monitoring

    The Eurofins Field Services Groundwater team conducts compliance monitoring on behalf of various Victorian Landfill operators. New analytical results from the Eurofins lab and secondary labs were combined into spreadsheets containing ongoing and historical data on behalf of the landfill operators. This was a time consuming, labour intensive process. Uncontrolled, 'hand-me-down' spreadsheets can ...

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Shortlisted for the REA Customer Service Recognition Award 2016

    Clarke Energy has been shortlisted for the Customer Service Recognition Award in the 11th British Renewable Energy Awards (REA) which takes place on the 16th July 2016 at The Savoy Hotel, London. Now in it’s 11th year, the British Renewable Energy Awards Gala Dinner, is the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Graco Acquires Landtec/GeoTech

    Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment and parent company of QED Environmental Systems, Inc., announced today the finalized acquisition of Geotechnical Instruments (UK) Limited and Landtec North America. Both Geotechnical Instruments and Landtec will become part of QED Environmental Systems, Inc. Geotechnical Instruments is a Warwickshire, U.K. manufacturer of ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Smart TANA Landfill Compactor impresses in Poland

    A Polish landfill in Hryniewicze, owned by PUPH Lech Sp. z o.o from Bialystok, started to operate the landfill with a brand new TANA E320eco compactor. The Site Manager was very excited about the compactor’s ProTrack® system, which offers him exactly the tool he needs for monitoring the machine without having to drive to the field all the time like he had to do with their previous ...


    By Tana Oy

  • U.S. EPA proposes Allied Landfill Cleanup Plan; accepting comments

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing a proposed plan to clean up the Allied Paper Landfill in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a part of the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site. Between Sept. 30 and Dec. 1, EPA will accept public comments on the proposed plan, which is available for review at: ...

  • Geotech’s first GA5000 landfill gas analyser takes 100,000 readings for SUEZ environnement

    Geotech's first GA5000 analyser, manufactured three years ago, was recently spotted in the company's calibration rig.  This portable landfill gas monitor was the first production unit of the newly launched GA5000 gas analyser range and has prompted Geotech to look into the analyser's life since then. ...


    By Geotech

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...


    By Geotech

  • New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. The plant, which began operating in January 2014, is treating liquids seeping from the landfill, called leachate, and contaminated groundwater. The new treatment system is ...

  • Missouri, St. Louis-Area Landfill Reach Agreement

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office and the owners of the Bridgeton Landfill reached an agreement Thursday on measures aimed at better controlling underground smoldering and reducing a strong odor that for months has troubled residents in a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis. The agreement with owner Republic Services ...


    By Associated Press

  • Statement from EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks on West Lake Landfill

    On April 29, I received a letter from Missouri Attorney General Koster suggesting that EPA conduct off-site soil sampling for radiological material associated with the leached barium sulfate waste buried at West Lake Landfill. EPA appreciates the Attorney General’s recommendation. One concern in the Attorney General’s letter references haul routes that were used to bring the ...

  • EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Establish Interagency Agreement for Work on West Lake Landfill’s Isolation Barrier

    EPA Region 7 and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have established an interagency agreement outlining four tasks under which the Corps will provide assistance to EPA as the Agency oversees the approaching construction of an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo. As outlined in the agreement, which became effective April 15, 2014, those four tasks ...

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Phoenix sets goals to become the Greenest City in the Southwest

    The city of Phoenix could be known as the greenest city in the Southwest by 2020, as it undertakes an overhaul of its current solid waste management programs to increase efficiency, lower costs, boost convenience and motivate the public to take an active role in landfill diversion. Arizona-based Earth911, Inc., an Infinity Resources Holdings Company (OTCQB: IRHC) will partner with Calif.-based ...


    By Vertigent

  • Labour consider ban on food waste to landfill

    At a recent conference on food packaging, the Shadow Environment Minister stated that Labour was ‘looking seriously’ at a potential ban on food waste to landfill. The statement came in response to a new report published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers that claims 30-50% of the food produced in the world in wasted. This report has received wide media coverage and highlights ...


    By DS Smith Recycling

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