Landfill Containment News

  • 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

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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: ...

  • 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 ...

  • Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Lajas, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in numerous upgrades at the Lajas Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by July 2017. Lajas will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This agreement sets the Municipality of Lajas on the right course— more material will be ...

  • Ethiopia’s landfill of opportunities

    Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, is growing so fast that the Repi landfill site, which 40 years ago was in the outskirts of the city, is now at its centre. The 40 hectares of solid waste it contains are not only contaminating the ground, but methane emissions are also escaping into the air. Hundreds of poor people have been making a living from the site for decades, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • MWM OZONATOR Advertisement March 2014

    OZONATOR NG Technology Medical and Bio-hazard waste treatment technology with "zero" emissions.  Advertisement for local and internatioanl publications. OZONATOR Industries Limited  The OZONATOR NG-3000 model is capable of processing up to 400 kg (880 lbs.) of waste every twenty minutes (1200 kg per hour) and can operate on a continuous basis 24 hours per day ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • GM Renaissance Center Sends No Waste to Landfill

    The General Motors Renaissance Center – the six-tower office complex that dominates the city’s skyline and has its own ZIP code – now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, diverting 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfill. That is the equivalent of 200,000 full garbage bags. The drive to make the Renaissance Center, home of GM’s Global ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • We need a revolution

    Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to address you today with this brief message from Brussels. Massive global pressures on demand for materials, rising costs, Europe’s import dependency, and the environmental impact of our use of materials call for nothing short of a revolution in our mind-sets and behaviour towards a resource efficient circular economy and ...

  • 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.

  • Power Generation from Landfill Gas – Art or Science?

    The practice of landfill gas generation to produce renewable energy is one that has developed over many years, particularly in the UK and North America. It is evolving worldwide at an increasing pace, spurred by an increasing need for cleaner, cheaper energy and carbon reduction policy and regulations, such as the ...


    By ENER-G

  • New machine disposes of all types of waste

    Power Knot today announces the availability of the Disertater, a new machine that digests all types of waste. With the new machine, a business can stop sending its trash to the landfill and instead can capitalize on the output from the Disertater. Along with the release of the new product, Power Knot is releasing its new web site which provides more ways of connecting with customers, including ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Landfill Tax increases by £8 per tonne in April

    The release of the landfill tax data for the final quarter of 2012 is a timely reminder that from 1 April, the standard rate of landfill tax rises by £8 to £72/tonne. For an 1100 litre waste container of average 60kgs weight, equates to a rise of 48p to a total of £4.32 just for the tax where the waste goes to landfill. At the moment, there is one further increase left (taking ...

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Updates to Maintain LEED Quality Standards

    EnviroSolutions, Inc. is currently updating their programs in order to adhere to upcoming revisions to the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building standards. These revisions to LEED will take effect in the summer of 2013, and will mean significant changes to guidelines for both new construction projects and ...


    By PRWeb

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