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  • 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, ...

  • TANA E520 operating at Glenmore Landfill increased efficiency

    Waste Advantage Magazine, November 2014:Drastic change in operation efficiency: from 8 to 3 hours per day ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Improving landfill compaction operations with TANA ProLoc

    Besides offering the best compaction efficiency possible, the TANA E Series landfill compactors can be equipped with TANA ProLoc. TANA ProLoc works as a navigator for the operator to improve the waste compaction rate by measuring the density after each passes. It is the next step for reaching even better results by optimizing the operation. High accuracy on measuring compaction ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Landfill operator gets fined by the EA for polluting waterway

    A Wiltshire-based waste management company Hills Waste Solutions has been found guilty of polluting a local river, potentially endangering fish and invertebrates. Hills Waste Solutions, which operates the Chapel Farm landfill site, at Blunsdon, Swindon, was fined £20,000 and ordered to pay £16,300 costs at Swindon Magistrates court, in a case brought by the Environment Agency. The court heard ...

  • Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada has begun large-scale construction work under oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Sunrise Landfill, a 440-acre closed municipal solid waste landfill, located three miles outside of Las Vegas city limits in Clark County. The $25 million construction project, expected to last through 2012, was awarded to Las Vegas Paving Company and will ...

  • GDT Tek Seeking To Contact Additional Landfill Owner/Operator for the Phoenix Unit

     GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK) announced today that GDTK is seeking Representative Companies and/or Independent Contractors to work with landfill owners and operators to offer them a way to increase electrical energy produced at their landfill location by installing  Phoenix Units at those sites. The Phoenix uses waste heat to produce electricity.  The Company is seeking to have an ...


    By GDTek 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.

  • EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Improve Operations at Moca’s Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the owner and the operator of the Moca Municipal Solid Waste Landfill in Moca, Puerto Rico, have reached an agreement that will result in improvements at the landfill. The Municipality of Moca and Moca ECO-Park Corporation have agreed to take a series of steps, with EPA oversight, which will improve landfill operations, expand its municipal recycling ...

  • GDT TEK Enters into Agreement in Principal to Purchase an Operating Landfill

    GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK) a company focused on renewable and sustainable energy technologies announced today that GDT TEK, Inc., the Company entered into an agreement in principal to purchase one hundred percent (100%) of a certain business that supplies electricity to the grid from electrical generators that burn methane gas. The methane gas is the byproduct of the landfill that the business is ...


    By GDTek Inc.

  • Landfill leachate pilot awarded

    Dynatec was awarded a contract in late 2011 to provide a turnkey pilot system for landfill leachate treatment for the City of Calgary. Dynatec was the only company to respond to the that has experience in producing pilot systems of this type and proven experience with landfill leachate treatment systems.  CH2M Hill is the city's engineer. The contract value is around $1M.  The system is ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • 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

  • Waste to landfill continues to fall

    Almost a quarter less waste was sent to landfill in 2007 compared to 2001, a new report from the Environment Agency reveals. In 2001, the year before the EU Landfill Directive came into effect in England and Wales, around 84 million tonnes of waste was sent to landfill, last year the figure stood at 65 M tonnes - a drop of 23%. The amount of waste landfilled in 2006 was 69M tonnes - with the 2007 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • RECAM® applied for landfill gas filtration

    Thanks to the cooperation agreement between our licensor ITR and the Energy Public Company LGH has been tested successfully the application of RECAM® for landfill gas filtration. The results of pilot test in the landfill of Rovato (Italy) proved that with RECAM® is possible to remove 99,96% of H2S and 99,98% of all kinds of siloxanes with evident economical ...


    By SA Envitech a.s.

  • Landfill tax guidance delayed by HMRC

    Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) revealed the postponement of the publication of guidance on the application of the lower rate of landfill tax, due to the amount of response regarding consultation on the issue. The draft guidance which was meant to be published on November 11 will now be released at a later date which is yet to be confirmed by the HMRC. The HMRC told ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Landfill benefit hits GBP 1bn

    Contributions from landfill operators to the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF) hit £1bn this week. The fund, introduced in 1996 to redresses some of the environmental costs of landfill, has benefited more than 24,000 local projects. Angela Eagle, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, said: 'The fund is an excellent example of the Government and the private and charity sectors working together to ...


  • Landfill tax to rise in line with inflation

    It has not yet been established whether the rate will rise further beyond that date, as the government awaits results of an up and coming consultation on trommel fines. Landfill tax for active waste is set to increase from £72 to £80 per tonne as of April this year, with the Department confirming that any future rise will be related to the Retail Price Index, as of April 1 2015. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

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