landfill gas composition News

  • Landfill Gas to Cash

    Assessing the value of landfill gas and advising on its optimum use is one of the specialist services of landfill experts, Coventry-based, Automatic Flare Systems (AFS).   AFS uses its mobile flare skid for landfill gas pumping trials to analyse the quantity and composition of landfill gas. Mounted on the skid is a Geotech GA3000 static gas analyser. It monitors the untreated ...


    By Geotech

  • The Latest in Landfill Training

    The Chartered Institution of Waste Management and the Environmental Services Association will bring you four landfill training courses in the coming months. So if you or anyone within your company needs training in Leachate, Geology or Landfill Gas Management then we have the course for you. ...

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry - 2012 Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dpqm7q/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry" report to their offering. With the increasing global focus of energy ...


  • New tool to assess the environmental impact of landfill sites

    A fast and reliable method to measure the environmental impact of landfill sites has been developed by researchers. Analysis of the chemical composition of gas emissions and water leaching from sites provides a detailed picture of the extent of environmental pollution around landfill sites. Such monitoring is essential in order to manage risks to human health and natural resources. Despite the ...

  • Missouri landfills hold recyclables worth millions

    Close to half of the municipal solid waste deposited in Missouri's landfills has the potential to be recycled, according to a solid waste composition study recently completed for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. More than 1.9 million tons of recyclable materials were disposed of in Missouri landfills each year, the study found. If recycled, the potential economic value of the ...

  • Eaton’s South Molton Plant Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is honoring its aerospace facility in South Molton, U.K, for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through strategies such as recycling, re-use and new work processes. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to reduce the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s Aerospace Facility in Titchfield Honored for Reducing Waste Through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Eaton is honoring employees at its aerospace facility in Titchfield, U.K., for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through strategies such as recycling, re-use and new work processes. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to reduce the release of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Micro gas turbine protected by continuous biogas analysis in South Korea

    A biogas micro gas turbine electrical power generation plant at Gong Ju, Korea now generates 60kW from waste water. Biogas rich in methane (CH4) comes from anaerobic digestion of 100 tons of waste water produced every day from raising livestock. The biogas fuels the micro turbine which drives the generator. While the plant was being fine-tuned, before starting full-scale operation, a ...


    By Geotech

  • Supply Chain Fleet Operators Increasingly Turn to Natural Gas Power

    In increasing numbers, major U.S. contract freight carriers are deploying heavy-duty natural gas-powered trucks to support their customers’ supply chain transport requirements. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE), North America’s leading supplier of natural gas fuel for transportation, contracts with carrier fleet operators to provide compressed ...


    By Clean Energy

  • Efficient waste management would reduce emissions

    Switching to German standards of managing municipal solid waste (MSW) would achieve greenhouse gas savings equivalent to removing 1.2 million cars from UK roads, according to a new study. The study compared the carbon footprint of MSW management in Germany and the UK and found that greenhouse gas emissions from MSW in the UK are about five times greater than those in Germany: 165.3kg of CO2 equ ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Johnson Joins CEC as New Senior Project Manager

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes Scott Johnson, Senior Project Manager in the Waste Management practice of the firm's Phoenix office. At CEC, Johnson will contribute to the Solid Waste Industry Consulting Group. Most recently with Cornerstone, Johnson brings 20 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering and a background in both consulting and the private ...

  • New Biogas Flow Measurement White Paper

    Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow instrument manufacturer, announces their new biogas measurement white paper available now for free download. Sierra’s new white paper offers engineers, as well as plant and facilities managers, solutions for precise biogas measurement even with the changing gas composition, an inherent application challenge in ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Waltham, Mass. Builders Recognized by EPA for Contributions to Green Building Design

    (Boston, Mass. – Sept. 21, 2007) – Four structural engineers from a Waltham, Mass. firm were recognized as part of a national EPA effort to develop cutting-edge green building ideas to reduce environmental and energy impacts from buildings. The awardees, Mark Webster, Dirk Kestner, James Parker and Matthew Johnson, are engineers at the Waltham-based firm, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. ...

  • President of Nigerian Society of Engineers Visits Clarke Energy

    Engr. Ademola Olorunfemi President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers visited Clarke Energy's newly refurbished offices in Lagos today. Ademola Olorunfemi President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers visits Clarke Energy’ operations in Lagos Clarke Energy has encouraged all its service engineers to join the prestigious Nigerian Society of Engineers Clarke Energy’s Nigerian ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Turning trash into gold

    Municipal trash (also known as solid waste) is the largest component of the environmental business sector in Canada. Like many other nations, Canada faces a looming waste management crisis, as landfills reach capacity and concerns mount about soil and water contamination. Several Canadian cities are exploring new approaches to turn trash into environmentally acceptable assets such as energy. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clarke Energy a key Supplier in Northern Territory $75m Power Infrastructure Upgrade

    Clarke Energy to Provide a Turnkey Solution with 10 of GE’s Jenbacher J624 Gas Engines  for Territory Generation’s Owen Springs Power Station Upgrade to Provide More than 41 Megawatts of Electricity, Enough to Power the town of Alice Springs, and Will Help to Further Reduce Electricity Cost Projects are Part of an Electricity Cost-Reduction Drive, Spearheaded by the Northern ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • HTI’S New Thin Film Forward Osmosis Membrane in Production

    Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC (HTI), the world’s only manufacturer of commercially viable Forward Osmosis (FO) membranes, announces the production of a new highly durable, dimensionally stable, thin film composite membrane as the most recent addition to the OsMem™ FO membrane line. HTI has begun full-scale commercial manufacturing of this ...

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