Landfill Containment News

  • WasteExpo 2017: Defending Against Odor Nuisance Complaints in Landfills

    Next week, a wide-range of professionals from government, waste services companies, composting providers, engineering firms, and landfills, will be convening in New Orleans at the most significant event for the waste management and recycling industry, WasteExpo 2017. Over the years, WasteExpo has become the industry-defining event for ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Waste360: Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

    One of the biggest operational challenges for landfills is dealing with persistent odors, which can be a nuisance for employees and neighboring businesses and residents. Mitigating foul odors often requires a significant investment in solutions that are often comprised of chemicals that merely mask the bad smells. Thankfully, there are solutions that are both eco-friendly and highly effective ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

    All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper “Landfill Tax: definition of taxable disposal”. In it, the tax body confirmed that the current list for deciding materials ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • JC Enviro Expands Business with CDEnviro Mobile Dewatering Unit

    CDEnviro’s mobile dewatering unit is another step that JC Enviro has taken recently to significantly expand their business. With the purchase of CDEnviro’s mobile G:MAX, they will be able to significantly reduce their landfill burden. Established in 2006, JC Enviro is a known and well-established family business in County Monaghan since the founding in 2006 by father and son, John and ...


    By CDEnviro

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • Harsco Slag Product Earns Top Honors at 11th Annual Global Slag Conference

    Harsco Corporation announced today that its proprietary road surfacing material known as STEELSTOP® has been named Slag Product of the Year at the 11th Annual Global Slag Conference held recently in London. STEELSTOP® is a formulated High Friction Surfacing material (HFS), meaning that it carries proven road safety advantages for situations where ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Harsco Lands New UK Orders for Its Slag-Based Asphalt Product Line as Study Confirms Use in High Traffic Volume Locations

    Global industrial company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today continuing success with its environmentally-focused applied products following the receipt of new orders for its SteelFlow asphalt product, a new addition to the Company’s extensive SteelPhalt™ line of slag-based road construction ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Turn landfilling cost of ragger wire to profit with TANA Shark

    Recycling cardboard for use as new packaging material saves costs for the manufacturer. Unfortunately, landfilling the ragger wire that comes as a byproduct of the recycling process is costly. With the help of TANA Shark, this added cost can be turned into profit by separating the metal and selling it to be used again. Ragger wire or pulper tail is the residue of steel wires and plastic that ...


    By Tana Oy

  • EPA Announces West Lake Landfill Isolation Barrier Decision

    EPA Region 7 has announced its decision to proceed with the installation of a physical isolation barrier for the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo. The decision also calls for the installation of additional engineering controls, such as cooling loops, to prevent potential impacts that could result if a subsurface smoldering event were to come into contact with the radioactive ...

  • Minnesota based Materials Processing Corporation Files Bankruptcy

    Materials Processing Corp. (MPC) the Minnesota Electronics Recycling company has shut down in the wake of state fines for improper storage of 5 million pounds of crushed cathode ray tubes last year.  The Star Tribune reported earlier; MPC CEO David Kutoff, who could ...

  • ENER-G leads development of South Africa`s first independent landfill gas generation scheme

    A consortium led by biogas expert ENER-G Systems is investing £11 million (circa 230 million rand) in five landfill gas generation plants in Johannesburg. This is the largest landfill gas-to-power project to be developed in the country. ENER-G is the majority shareholder in the project, alongside state-owned ...


    By ENER-G

  • CRT Processor Fined with Safety Violations

    Escrap News reports today, CRT processor fined.  Kuusakoski Recycling, with locations in Plainfield and Peora, IL and their US Headquarters in Pennsylvania, has been fined by OSHA for safety violations.   The processor known for its controversial approach to handling CRT glass has been fined more than $100,000 for an alleged series of ...

  • U.S. EPA proposes Allied Landfill Cleanup Plan; accepting comments

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing a proposed plan to clean up the Allied Paper Landfill in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a part of the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site. Between Sept. 30 and Dec. 1, EPA will accept public comments on the proposed plan, which is available for review at: ...

  • Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

    Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study. It turns out that on average America tosses five pounds of trash per person per day into its landfills, according to an analysis of figures from the same study, which is based on actual landfill measurements instead of government estimates. For years, the U.S. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Dynamic Recycling Acquires Assets of Minnesota-based Materials Processing Corporation, LLC

    Dynamic Recycling, a leader in the electronics recycling industry, announced today that it has agreed to purchase assets, and provide service to the customers of Materials Processing Corporation, LLC. Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream throughout the world. For over 30 years MPC has been a key player in the end of life management of IT hardware and e-waste recycling. MPC ...


    By Dynamic Recycling

  • Geotech`s GA5000 plays its part in the drive to reduce waste to landfill

    Geotech's GA5000 landfill gas analyser is increasingly used on closed landfill sites as policies, including waste separation, take effect around the world, reducing the volume of waste sent to landfill.  UK-based Exea Associates uses the GA5000 to maximum effect to understand the changing gas mix ...


    By Geotech

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