landfill odour News

  • Landfill sites: to air or not to air?

    The EU Landfill Directive sets out requirements to landfill waste in the least harmful way for the environment. For example, it aims to reduce the amount of biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) going to landfill, and promotes the use of reasonable landfill fees under the 'polluter pays principle', thus making recovery an alternative to landfilling. However, although landfill will never be ...

  • Cutting landfill costs effectively

    With reducing landfill and protecting the environment of paramount importance, one innovative company taking a lead in these areas is New Waste Concepts UK, based in Devon. NWCI has developed globally patented products focused on saving space in landfills and for protecting the environment on a cost effective basis when cleaning up sediments contaminated with hazardous materials. Its innovative ...


  • Odour and environmental concerns of communities near waste disposal facilities

    A recent study has investigated how waste disposal sites in southern Italy have affected residents living nearby. Villagers reported being annoyed by odours, but the perceptions of residents living in the village closest to the facilities were possibly influenced by receiving financial compensation for the presence of the facilities. Public opinion of waste management facilities can influence ...

  • Commission refers Spain to Court over illegal landfills

    The European Commission is taking Spain to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) over poor waste management in the regions of Andalusia, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Castile-La Mancha, Castile and León and Murcia. Despite earlier warnings from the Commission, Spain has failed to take measures to close, seal and ecologically restore 61 illegal landfills, as laid down by EU waste ...

  • Ireland`s EPA to review waste licences for landfills - comment update

    Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will be reviewing EPA licences for landfills, to reduce the amount of biodegradable waste going to landfill. It will aim to: Maximise the use and value of waste before it is disposed of to landfill; Assist compliance with the European Union Landfill Directive; Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills, and ...

  • Sonelgaz CEO, visits Calvert Landfill Gas Power Plant

    As part of a programme meeting organised by the British Embassy in Algiers, a delegation chaired by Noureddine Boutarfa and composed of seven executive members from Sonelgaz was able to visit Calvert landfill gas power plant built by Clarke Energy at ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • MACPRESSE @AUSTRALIAN Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference & Expo, Canberra, 27 – 30 July, 2015

    We look forward to seeing you in Canberra (Australia) between 27 and 30 July at the 6th AUSTRALIAN LANDFILL & TRANSFER STATIONS CONFERENCE & EXPO. MACPRESSE will be present with our Australian distributor ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Globally accepted environmental solutions from New Waste Concepts UK

    Since 1987 New Waste Concepts has been finding new and innovative solutions for organizations involved in waste disposal, environmental remediation and transportation. The company is dedicated to producing a broad spectrum of technically advanced products which can be used globally and since starting New Waste Concepts UK in 2005, this spectrum of innovation is successfully being introduced to ...


  • Electronic nose sniffs out air pollution

    Available in the UK for the first time, the technology can be used to help improve the control of odours associated with industries such as waste storage and recovery, sewage treatment, composting, chemicals and food production. By sensing odours and raising an alert before they cause human discomfort, the equipment can trigger activity to reduce nuisance odours at an early stage. Distributed by ...

  • Environmental Contamination Cleanup

    Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested against competive products with outstanding results in every area. Cypher Malaysia consented to requests to conduct tests on contaminated sites, specifically by the developer of Taman Sri Manja in Malaysia where hazardous ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • European Commission takes Slovenia to Court for pollution problems from waste disposal

    The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The Commission's concerns relate to two illegal landfills containing hazardous waste, one near the centre of Celje, and another in nearby Bukovzlak. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste legislation can be a serious threat to human health and the environment. Slovenia ...

  • Green power for South Africa - Ener-g

    Up to 1,900 homes in a South African city are set to plug into ‘green’ electricity generated by sustainable power technology from Salford-based engineering group Ener-g in conjunction with their South African partners Energy Systems. The 22 million rand (£1.6 million) project at Pietermaritzburg, near Durban, will convert harmful landfill gases into electricity, making the city the third in ...


    By ENER-G

  • Environment: Commission refers Slovenia to Court for failure to clean up highly flammable waste tyres

    The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The case concerns an illegal landfill in Lovrenc na Dravskem polju, where more than 40 000 tons of highly flammable waste tyres have been stored since 2006. Large fires broke out at this location in 2007 and 2008. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste ...

  • Mechline launches GohBio ‘natural’ food waste disposal

    Reduce approx 550 kilos of food waste to grey waste water in 24 hours with GohBio from Mechline. GohBio is a new product that reduces food waste disposal costs, ‘Future Proofs’ against disposal cost increases, reduces landfill and is energy efficient and sustainable.GohBio is NOT a composting machine nor does it rely on composting to decompose food waste. It uses a special formulation of highly ...

  • TAIM WESER waste treatment business unit receives first order in the UK

    The TAIM WESER group will supply its ROTOPALA composting technology for the new ESSEX mechanical and biological waste treatment facility, to be built in Courtauld Road, Basildon (UK). Essex County Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, together called “The ESSEX Waste Partnership”, recently contracted a consortium of Urbaser Ltd and Balfour Beatty Capital Limited for its 25 ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Biogas leaks found fast

    Geotech recently contacted users of its gas leak finder to check its performance. Introduced to help AD plant operator safety, retain valuable gas, minimise odour and maintain licence compliance, the Geotech  ...


    By Geotech

  • Canadian Construction Association Presents Environmental Achievement Award to Maple Reinders Construction Ltd.

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) on March 9th presented the CCA Environmental Achievement Award to Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd. of Mississauga, Ontario for their ground-breaking Hamilton Centralized Compost Facility project. The award was presented as part of the National awards breakfast held during CCA’s 89th Annual conference held at the Westin Rio Mar in ...

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Irish Firm SCFI Commended at Energy Globe Awards

    SCFI’s sustainable sludge destruction technology, AquaCritox, has been selected as one of the world’s leading environmental solutions at this September’s prestigious international Energy Globe Awards. Held at Vienna’s City Hall, the annual awards celebrate outstanding pioneering projects and technologies from across the world that address today’s most pressing ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

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