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  • Designing a landfill of epic proportions

    Many architects dream of being given a 'tabula rasa' -- a blank slate -- upon which they could let the imagination soar when designing a home, building or other project. A team led by MIT architects Alexander D'Hooghe and Nader Tehrani are working on what could be the largest blank slate in the history of construction. This summer, the MIT team was among the winners of an Urban Design Institute ...

  • Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

    Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic waste streams. Biogas' flexibility, growing demand for waste treatment processes, and an increased focus on greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • Bordo Poniente Landfill Closing Helps

    A project to close one of the world's largest landfills, the 927-acre Bordo Poniente Landfill in Mexico City will stem the city's largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while creating renewable energy and local jobs. Developed in close collaboration with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Cities program and its partner the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), ...


    By C40 Cities

  • New compactor aimed at extending life of landfill

    The Stephenville City Council unanimously approved a request Tuesday by Nick Williams, director of public works, for the purchase of a Tana Landfill Compactor at a before- financing sales price of $486,500. According to a memorandum sent by Williams to the council, “The compactor is used for crushing and compacting C&D waste [the construction and demolition type accepted at the ...


    By Tana Oy

  • New generation of pumps and skimmers ideal for landfill market

    Abanaki Corporation (www.abanaki.com), the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces a new technology added to its groundwater remediation systems line. This new product line will include the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer, PetroXtractor Passive Membrane Skimmer, and Leach-Aid Landfill Pump, intended for use in remediation and leachate ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Walmart cuts 80 percent of waste destined for landfills

    Walmart reported today that it has eliminated more than 80 percent of the waste that would go to landfills from its operations in California. The company's comprehensive waste reduction program that produced these results is now being implemented across Walmart's 4,400 stores, Sam's Club locations and distribution centers in the U.S., moving it closer to its global goal of creating zero waste. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...


    By Geotech

  • First landfill compactor on the market with the new Tier 4 Final engine

    Here it is: the first landfill compactor with the most environmental friendly Tier 4 Final engine. While the new engine tackles emissions, it also reduces costs on fuel up to 8-9% when compared to the previous Tier 3 engines. From ergonomical perspective, it is also quieter than the previous engine model. Combined with the highest compaction rate seen in the field of waste compaction, ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Ireland will struggle to meet its landfill diversion targets, says new report

    Ireland will have great difficulty meeting its Landfill Directive targets, according to a new study. The research called Ireland’s sustainable development model published by Ireland’s Environment Protection Agency suggests that continued growth in and landfilling of biodegradable municipal waste poses “risks to the exchequer” which could face fines due to non-compliance with the EU Landfill ...

  • Vikoz Plastic Recyclers Now Offering Better Alternative To Landfill Fees

    Vikoz, the number one plastic recycler in the United States and Canada, is now offering a wide range of plastic scrap recycling services at lower costs, and sometimes a profit, to customers all across North America. The company has been thriving as a top choice for plastic scrap removal since opening in 1996. They also now offer toll grinding, the process of refining plastic ...


    By Vikoz Enterprises Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Landfill Gas Powers GM Plant for New Fuel-Sipping Cars

    When production of the fuel-efficient 2012 Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano begin this fall, 40 percent of the energy to power the General Motors Orion ...


  • China`s informal army of recyclers keep plastic bottles out of landfill

    In the great global rush for bottled water, nowhere is thirstier than Asia. Demand is predicted to surge by more than 140% across the region this decade, to account for one-third of the global total by 2020. China leads the way. The country accounted for 28% of the global demand for polyethylene terephthalate (Pet) bottles in 2015. Consumers bought 73.8bn bottles of water in 2016, up more than ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • Sunrise Landfill Repairs Completed After Damaging 200-Year Storm / Feb 5 Tour

    On Tuesday, February 5, officials will gather at the Sunrise Landfill, located on the eastern edge of Las Vegas, to see the newly completed construction and repairs to the 440 acre landfill. The $60 million project includes new erosion and stormwater controls, a new cover system, landfill gas and groundwater monitoring systems, and a long-term maintenance and management program. Technical ...

  • Smash & Grab reduces the volume of glass waste in licensed retailers by 80% and diverts it from landfill

    Disposing of used glass bottles has always been an expensive and irksome problem for licensed retail establishments (LRE). Smash & Grab Glass Recycling approached this problem by tackling glass waste where it is created. It has a solution that makes the waste problem for LREs 80% smaller and collects the glass for recycling. Smash & Grab has developed a compact glass bottle smashing machine ...


    By LRS Consultancy

  • GE Energy’s gas engines generating electricity at one of California’s largest landfill gas-to-energy plants

    One of California’s most powerful landfill gas-to-energy projects to open in the last five years has started supplying renewable electricity to the San Francisco Bay region as the state continues implementing new anti-greenhouse gas initiatives. The output of the plant is enough to provide electrical power for 7,500 to 10,000 average U.S. homes and will be sold to existing customers and project ...


    By General Electric

  • Unilever Achieves 100% Zero Waste to Landfill at All 26 Facilities in North America

    Unilever United States and Canada today announced that all 26 of its manufacturing and non-manufacturing headquarter facilities are now zero waste to landfill (ZLF). Other countries in which Unilever has achieved this milestone include the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Japan. Reducing waste sent for disposal is a critical component of Unilever’s ...


  • Sleep Outfitters, Mattress Warehouse and Mattress King Stores Launch Recycling Effort to Keep Mattresses Out of Landfills

    Discarded mattresses are clogging the nation’s landfills. Mattress retailers Sleep Outfitters, Mattress Warehouse and Mattress King, in conjunction with Spring Back Recycling, are doing something about it – they’re making sure old mattresses never make it to the landfill. With a mission of keeping mattresses out of landfills, the stores kicked off a mattress recycling partnership with their ...


  • GE Enables Mississippi’s First Landfill Gas-to-Electricity Project to Support Region’s Grid

    With Mississippi looking to produce more domestic energy from renewable resources, government officials, utility and GE (NYSE: GE) representatives gathered today at the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill in northeastern Mississippi to mark the commercial start-up of the state’s first landfill gas-to-electricity (LFGTE) project that will support the regional ...


    By General Electric

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