landfill site geomembrane News

  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Atlanta-based ClosureTurf™ Helps Landfills Go Green

    The solid waste industry has “gone green.” Facing increased regulations, tighter budgets and community pressure, landfills are looking to reduce their environmental impact. One opportunity is through the use of ClosureTurf™, a ground-breaking closure system that has helped many landfills increase long term performance while simultaneously ...


    By PRWeb

  • International Lining Technology project of the month: Port Angeles landfill

    International Lining Technology’s featured project of the month takes us to Port Angeles landfill in Washington state. In January, a 12-man crew recently completed this project using 40-mil textured, turf and boots. The work site is located on a cliff next to the Pacific Ocean and was surrounded by a lush forest. The Regional Transfer Center includes a recycling center, water treatment ...

  • Using the Unusable: More Landfills Becoming Sources of Renewable Energy

    The EPA’s RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative is picking up steam. The effort, launched in 2008, encourages the reuse of contaminated lands, landfills and mine sites for renewable energy generation. The agency’s Action Plan 2.0, released last fall, details how far the program has come and what is being done to expand it. “The cleanup and revitalization of ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Specification Resource on the Web

    geosIndex.com is a new online index of geosynthetic material data created to assist designers, specifiers and other professionals in their site materials selection process. geosIndex includes data for geomembranes (e.g., landfill liners, pond liners), geogrids (e.g., for retaining wall reinforcement), geotextiles for unpaved road support, geosynthetic clay liners for environmental remediation, ...


    By geosIndex

  • Butyl Products Group increases staffing level by over 50%

    Billericay based Butyl Products Group recently acquired the assets and goodwill of Landline Limited making them one of the UK’s foremost liquid containment solution specialists, with more industry experience than any other manufacturer and installer throughout Europe.  “We’re absolutely delighted to be able to welcome several of Landline’s ...


    By Butyl Products Ltd.

  • CETCO Announces New PVC Product Lines

    AMCOL INTERNATIONAL (NYSE:ACO) CETCO SUBSIDIARY ANNOUNCES NEW PVC PRODUCT LINES ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - CETCO Lining Technologies Group, manufacturer of environmental products and quality geosynthetic materials, announces the addition of prefabricated PVC panels to its portfolio of products for engineered liner systems for waste and liquid containment applications. These geomembranes provide ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • GSE Holding Announces Groundbreaking of New Manufacturing Facility in China

    GSE Holding, Inc. (NYSE:GSE), a leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new manufacturing facility located in the city of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, in China. In addition to company officials, the ceremony was attended by representatives from ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • New Joint Venture Scoops Prestigious Castletownbere Harbour Contract

    EDI, a joint venture between dredging experts DEC NV of Belgium and remediation experts Land and Water Remediation Ltd of the UK is carrying out a €9.5m dredging and contaminated sediment removal contract for the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. The development, at Castletownbere on the southern end of Bantry Bay, will involve extending and upgrading Dinish Wharf and ...

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