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  • 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

  • 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

  • Zimbabwe considers landfill biogas

    Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, shows determination in reducing its share of GHG emissions damaging the environment by planning a waste-to-energy plant. In southern Africa, the Zimbabwean capital has announced that it’s seeking an investor for the establishment of a waste energy plant at Pomona landfill as the city looks to generate energy ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

    Biogas Technology Ltd has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites.   The innovative  low-calorific gas flare has been successfully piloted as part of the ...


    By ENER-G

  • GE Technology Powers First Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Alaska

    Doyon Utilities, LLC (Doyon) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the opening of the first landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project in Alaska, which is powered by GE’s (NYSE: GE) ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Gas Engine Technology to Power China’s Largest Landfill Gas Project

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that its ecomagination-qualified Jenbacher gas engines will power China’s largest ...

  • Adama Technologies Corp. Announces the Establish of a Waste-To-Energy Landfill In Romania

    NEW YORK, November -- Adama Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ADAC) a company in the Cleantech sector, is pleased to announce that it will establish a landfill in Bucharest, Romania, for the installation of a waste-to-energy system with the right to negotiate for renewable electricity generation or Diesel production. The Project consists of the installation of a municipal Waste collection system and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Project profile: Intermountain Regional Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology would like to feature a project we completed in Fairfield, Utah. The Intermountain Regional Landfill was one of our quicker projects. We completed it in less than a month in July 2014. It required 10 employees, and more than 210,000 square feet of reinforced and non-reinforced GCL, 60 Mil Textured and 12-ounce Geotextile was installed at the ...

  • 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 ...

  • LGA call for landfill tax freeze

    While there is much evidence that the tax has succeeded in boosting recycling of waste materials, including construction waste, the LGA state that there is no evidence that increasing the tax from the £72 per tonne to £80 will have any influence. Whilst the increase is expected to come into effect next month, the LGA is urging the chancellor to use this month’s budget statement ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • CIWM welcomes landfill tax increase

    The landfill tax escalator increases the price of sending waste to landfill to encourage more sustainable ways of managing waste, the Treasury explained. The Government hopes that this will help the UK reach its 2010 targets under the Landfill Directive. CIWM deputy chief executive Chris Murphy told MRW: “This was not unexpected we were told about this last year that landfill tax will be going up ...

  • 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 ...

  • PRI-MAX™ used for Landfill Recycling

    Landfill Recycling: Primary reduction equipment helps pioneer a new path in landfill operations Much like 'silent scream' and 'cafeteria food,' “landfill recycling” seems contradictory, incongruous, and clearly the definition of an oxymoron. If you think about it, however, landfill operators are consistently concerned with maximizing space and extending landfill life—so why not recycle the ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • GE’s Landfill Gas Engine Technology Powers Waste-to-Energy Project in Latin America

    Three of GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines Expected to be Commissioned this Month at Estre Ambiental’s New Landfill in Brazil, with Commercial Operation Planned for May New Landfill to Reduce about 70,000 Tons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Atmosphere GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today ...


    By General Electric

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