landfill gas collection News

  • NEW JERSEY landfill owners agree to comply with clean air act ; new landfill system maximizes gas collection for potential energy recovery (NJ)

    The second of two agreements to resolve longstanding problems with landfill gas emissions and their negative impacts on air quality at the Middlesex County and Edgeboro landfills in New Jersey has been reached to bring them into compliance with the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The two settlements together resolve all outstanding ...

  • Hofstetter provides Jeddah`s landfill gas collection and flaring project under the Clean Development Mechanism

    The Jeddah Old Landfill Gas Capture Project is a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Project generating Certified Emissions Reductions (commonly referred to as carbon credits CER's) which will be traded in Industrialised Countries during the 10 year crediting period. The investor Jeddah Development & Urban Regeneration Co. JDURC sees the advantages of the CDM Project in stopping Greenhouse ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

    With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites’ Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national and regional operators are turning to a new product, Closure Turf™, for a ...


    By PRWeb

  • Two orders from Spain (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter has received two orders from Spain. The HOFGAS®-Sparky S has the destination Tenerife Island and the HOFGAS®-Ready 600 will be installed in Malaga. The HOFGAS- Sparky compact degassing unit is used for household waste landfills without gas utilisation. The HOFGAS- Ready is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Power Generation from Landfill Gas – Art or Science?

    The practice of landfill gas generation to produce renewable energy is one that has developed over many years, particularly in the UK and North America. It is evolving worldwide at an increasing pace, spurred by an increasing need for cleaner, cheaper energy and carbon reduction policy and regulations, such as the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Ethiopia’s landfill of opportunities

    Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, is growing so fast that the Repi landfill site, which 40 years ago was in the outskirts of the city, is now at its centre. The 40 hectares of solid waste it contains are not only contaminating the ground, but methane emissions are also escaping into the air. Hundreds of poor people have been making a living from the site for decades, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Renewable Energy From Waste Management: Lockwood Landfill to Produce 3.2 Megawatts Of Electricity Using Landfill Gas

      RENO, Nev., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's need for renewable energy increasing, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) opened northern Nevada's first and only Gas-To-Energy power plant at its Lockwood Landfill, which will use landfill gas produced onsite to generate electricity. The project will create ...


  • Order for a LPM 3x600/ 1800C CDM to Uzbekistan (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter received a order to deliver a degassing plant HOFGAS-LPM 3x600/1800C CDM including CDM monitoring pack, 3 parallel blowers and flare to Akhangaran Landfill, Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The HOFGAS-LPM C installed in a container is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is collected continuously and prepared for further use. The ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Impacts from Latest EPA Proposals to Reduce Landfill Gas Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued proposals designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that would require more than 100 municipal solid waste landfills to install systems to collect and control landfill gas. While the EPA seems confident in the positive environmental benefits of the new standards, it has comparatively little to say about the economic impacts on landfill ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • ENER-G demonstrates proven landfill gas generation solutions at Wastecon 2012

    ENER-G and its sister company Biogas Technology have been global leaders in landfill gas capture and utilisation for the past two decades, bringing major environmental and financial benefits.  ENER-G operates in excess of 120MW  of landfill gas generation across the globe, providing green power for homes and industry, supplying businesses such as Nissan, which is powering automotive ...


    By ENER-G

  • EnviroSolutions, Inc. Announces New Methane Gas Capture Program for Landfills

    Before landfill regulations were implemented, there was no way for various levels of government to monitor waste disposal. Individuals and companies were dumping waste in non-designated areas with total disregard for safety or the environment. To add to the problem, the locations that were selected for dumping waste were landfills far from the boundaries of their own communities in order to ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • FirmGreen, Inc. & SWACO cut ribbon at landfill gas-to-CNG fueling operation

    Today, FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) announces the opening of a Green Energy Center (GEC), near Columbus, Ohio.  In a public-private partnership with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO), FirmGreen built the landfill gas processing facility and fueling station that pumps compressed natural gas (CNG) processed from landfill gas. The facility collects and cleans raw landfill gas (methane) ...


    By FirmGreen, Inc.

  • IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas

    No. 06/e March 2008 IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas The gases arising in decomposition processes in landfill sites contribute to the greenhouse effect and also present a substantial health hazard. On the other hand they are often rich in methane and therefore a potential energy source. In China there is still considerable potential for generating electricity and ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • First Hofstetter gas system in Indonesia for the Bantar Gebang landfill site, Jakarta

    Generating energy from landfill gas represents an important step for Indonesia in its quest to reduce its shortage of electricity by using existing and renewable sources of energy. This year, landfill site operator Navigat Organic Energy is building a complete degassing system for collecting gas at the existing landfill site in Bantar Gebang. Hofstetter was awarded the order to supply the key ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Georgia’s Largest Landfill Gas to Electricity Project Opens in Taylor County

    Energy Development, Limited (ASX ENE), parent company of Nashville based Energy Developments, Inc. (EDI), Green Power EMC and Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. today announced the completion of the expansion of EDI’s Landfill Gas to Electricity plant located on Veolia’s Taylor County Landfill in Mauk, Georgia. Renewable power generated from this facility ...

  • ENER-G set to open second landfill gas management facility in Mexico

    ENER-G  www.energ.co.uk/biogas is set to start construction on its  second landfill gas management facility in Mexico after being appointed by the Municipality of Durango to generate renewable energy from waste at  the Durango city landfill site. ENER-G, working in partnership with its sister company Biogas Technology, will design, ...


    By ENER-G

  • Landfill gas quality SMS alerts on Cory Environmental site

    Cory Environmental wanted ‘smart’ gas monitoring for times when the site is not manned to avoid weekend and overnight staffing or lone working. Cory now has a system to monitor landfill gas concentrations and pressure continuously and send SMS alert messages. Cory Environmental took over the Hafod Quarry and Landfill in Wrexham, a mature landfill site, in 2008 and carefully ...


    By Geotech

  • Nevada landfill operator agrees to US$36m plan to close landfill site

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada, the current operator of the Sunrise Mountain Landfill located in Clark County, Nev., has agreed to construct and operate a comprehensive remedy for the site and to pay a US$1 million civil fine in order to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and US Environmental Protection Agency announced last week. The consent decree, ...

  • Gadgets dumped in landfills unleash toxins

    Old computers, cell phones and TVs shoved aside by more glamorous gadgets that are incessantly updated -- iPhones, game systems and flat-screens -- have unleashed a growing tide of unwanted electronics. But these e-waste castoffs contain toxins, among them lead, mercury and arsenic. They can poison groundwater or pollute the air when products are ...


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