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  • 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 importance of landfill bans

    Green Alliance, an influential environmental think tank working to ensure UK politicians deliver solutions to global environmental issues have recently published a document on why we need landfill bans. Whilst they are not a formal alliance they work closely with partners in the third sector, business and other spaces, therefore their ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Argos tackles landfill waste

    High street retailer Argos is trialling a new process for the waste arriving at its distribution centres from stores, with the aim of diverting its waste from landfill. Distribution project manager Mark Jones told MRW: “The trial, focusing on Magna Park (Lutterworth, Leicestershire) distribution centre and around 170 selected Argos stores, involves minimising landfill waste by increasing ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Project of the Month: Cummings Road Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology is featuring one of our latest completed projects. Our team of 12 employees just finished installing 558,935 square feet of 60 Mil HDPE and 8-ounce Geotextile at the Cummings Road Landfill in Eureka, California. They started the project on July 15, and the project was completed less than two months later by September. International Lining ...

  • 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, ...

  • EPA warn over reliance on landfill

    Ireland has been warned that urgent action is required if Ireland is to meet tough targets to cut down on rubbish being sent to landfill. This warning is met with the Environmental Protection Agency calling for increased levies and a ban on dumping untreated waste in tips. The EPA’s annual review found that there was an 8% rise in the amount of waste being disposed of in landfill. There are ...


    By Macfab Systems

  • Asbestos Landfill a Concern for Area Residents

    LA Testing provides environmental and air testing services to ensure asbestos found in California does not cause health concerns for area residents. Garden Grove, CA, January 31st, 2011 A recent article highlighted the fact that once asbestos has been removed from a building the health concerns caused by the asbestos do not just go away.  A California family in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Project of the Month: Crazy Horse Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology would like to revisit a project from 2011. Our company was hired to install more than 2 million square feet of 50 Mil LLDPE, Supergrip net and 50 Microspike at the Crazy Horse Landfill in Salinas, California. Our crew of more that 15 employees worked from June 2011 until the end of that year to complete the job. International Lining ...

  • Project of the Month: American Avenue Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology would like to feature the American Avenue landfill project in Kerman, California. Superintendent Dave Hartman and a crew of 11 started the project in August 2012 and completed it in December of the same year. They installed more than 2.1 million square feet of 60 mil HDPE, Geonet, Textile and Benotmat. International Lining Technology is one of ...

  • California Diverts Fluorescents From Landfills

    The California Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to keep millions of compact fluorescent bulbs out of landfills because they contain small amounts of mercury. The state agency is working in collaboration with the U.S. EPA under the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities program, NPEP. Cal/EPA, the first state agency to join the partnership program, would like to help ...

  • Meadowlands Landfill Solar Farm Dedicated

    Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today joined the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) and SunDurance Energy to dedicate the Kearny Landfill Solar Farm, the first solar project on a state-owned landfill. The 3-megawatt (MW) installation is part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All™ program and was built on a 13-acre capped section of the closed NJMC 1A Landfill.  The project is a ...

  • 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

  • The latest technology in landfill gas analysis

    Part II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped - as a minimum, sites must not qualify as contaminated land once they have been developed. The utilisation of brownfield sites therefore necessitates environmental investigation work, but Matthew Penfold from Geotechnical and Environmental Assessment Associates (GEA) says ...


    By Ashtead Technology 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

  • 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 ...

  • MHF Services Concludes Work at Shpack Landfill Superfund Site

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, recently concluded work on the long-running Shpack Landfill Superfund Site remediation project in Norton, MA. Over the course of six years, MHF assisted the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the USACE’s prime contractor, The Conti Group, in removing approximately 77,400 tons of low-level ...


    By PRWeb

  • Republic Services Caps Atlanta Landfill with Flexible Solar Cover

    Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today cemented its leadership in landfill energy production with the dedication of a solar energy cover on its closed Hickory Ridge landfill near Atlanta. The innovative flexible solar cover technology that increases renewable energy output ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

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