Landfill Management Articles

  • HeatBlocker on Landfill Compactor for the Waste Industry - Case Study

    Among the most demanding applications for heavy-duty diesel equipment can be found at municipal landfills, where thousands of tons of solid waste are buried and covered every day. These landfill compactors, graders, bulldozers, and excavators operate within a swirl of highly combustible debris, just waiting to alight on a red hot exhaust system and cause an engine fire. In steps Kalb ...


    By Kalb Corporation

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

    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

  • Improve your compaction rate by up to 15 percent using the TANA E520 Compactor - Case Study

    One of the easiest ways to extend the productive lifetime of a landfill is to choose a landfill compactor that offers the best compaction rate on the market. And as an added benefit, this can be done with lower fuel consumption. Our guarantee of delivering a minimum of 10 percent better compaction is a guarantee of producing better airspace management, which every landfill operator should ...


    By Tana Oy

  • ESdat Online and ESdat Lab Portal: Eurofins - Case Study

    Eurofins has adopted ESdat Online and the ESdat Lab Portal to replace the historic spreadsheets in order to increase efficiency and accuracy, and provide the landfill operators with direct access to their consolidated historical results through a web interface. Streamlining Landfill Environmental Monitoring The Eurofins Field Services Groundwater team conducts compliance ...

  • Waste at business parks

    Virtually every town has at least one business park serving the needs of companies of all sizes looking for convenient office space with enough parking space to accommodate all the needs of their staff. The concentration of so many businesses brought together has obvious implications for waste disposal. Even when the individual companies deal with their own waste, management ...

  • Thermal Oxidizer - Scottish Leather Group - Case Study

    Project Details Customer Name: Scottish Leather Group The Brief:  Scottish Leather were sending 30, 000 tonnes of waste to landfill each year. Turn that waste into heat and steam for processing leather and heating water Location of Installation: Bridge of Weir, ...


    By Process Combustion Ltd

  • Enjoy Better Access Roadways with Articulated Concrete Blocks

    Access roadways are necessary for park maintenance, landfill management and effective agricultural operations. Traditional ways of building roads often take too long and are stressful on natural environments. Articulated concrete blocks offer a viable alternative for roadways, which helps preserve habitat as well. Here is are six ways you will enjoy articulated concrete blocks for creating ...

  • South Texas Landfill − Case Study

    During 2011, four QED Precision Fine Tune Control Valves™ were installed in wells at a south Texas landfill. The following graphs show the composition of the landfill gas and flow data before and after the installation of the Control Valves in Wells 07, 54, 78, and 90. The closest neighboring well on the same trunk line, using a gate valve for flow control, was also chosen for an additional ...

  • Teesside Waste Wood-Fired Plant Port Clarence, England - Case study

    The project developers Eco2 and Temporis Capital secured the site and planning consent to develop the Teesside biomass facility in Port Clarence. Following engagement on Eco2’s Margam biomass project in South Wales, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund working with Lagan Construction Group were awarded an ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Big Apple goes big on organics recycling

    NYC Will Have Largest Organic Waste Curbside Collection Program in Nation “DSNY’s Expansion of Food Scraps and Yard Waste Collection in Queens Makes Program Available to More Than 961,000 Residents” So read the headline of a November 14 press release from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) that announced DSNY’s expansion of food scraps ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Improving Life-Cycle Performance with Pavement Interlayers

    In an environment of limited and decreasing budgets in the private and public sectors, it is increasingly important that investments made in pavement infrastructure are maximized to their fullest potential. Pavement interlayers, also known as geosynthetics, can be integrated into asphalt mix overlay applications to limit the intrusion of water and reduce the reflective cracking, thereby promoting ...


    By Nilex

  • The Dragon Vibe at Glenuig

    The Tidy Planet “Dragon Energy System” equipped Glenuig Inn on the Sound of Arisaig has been named Micro Business of 2016 in the recent Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) awards in recognition of its strong commitment to the environment. ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Here are top Reasons to Make Recycling a Priority for your Business

    Commercial business recycling is very important to businesses. In fact, any waste management efforts you make will save you money as waste production could be costing your business. Apart from the environmental impact, there are numerous benefits ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Watch your Language! Geosynthetics vs Traditional Materials

    During GeoAmericas 2016, Dr. Neil Dixon’s sustainability keynote touched upon many topics for the future of geosynthetics. While sustainability drove most of the lecture, a few of his ideas simply approached how the field positioned itself in the marketplace. He suggested, for example, moving the field away from isolating language like “versus traditional materials.” ...


    By Nilex

  • Shallow groundwater surrounding the Likeng landfill, Guangzhou, China – major ions and elements indicating the contamination sources

    An investigation of groundwater contamination around the Likeng landfill, Guangzhou, was carried out. Major ions and elements of 34 groundwater samples were measured, and the Piper trilinear diagram and expanded Durov diagram were used to analyze the chemical types and hydro-geochemical processes of the groundwater. End Member Mixing Analysis was used to find the types and sources of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case study - Back Sand Point

    As part of the £3.5 million hazardous landfill restoration project at involving 250,000 tonnes of restoration material we were contracted by local firm KLR to hydroseed over 100,000m2 in two stages using an Emorsgate wildflower seed mixture. In addition to the hydroseeding works, we also planted over 6,000 bare root trees and shrubs across the site, helping transform the once blighted land ...


    By RMB Hydroseeding

  • Reduce costs while achieving an excellent and even compaction rate - Case Study

    Landfill operators want to achieve the best possible compaction rate with the least possible costs. This demands a lot from the compactors, especially a good compaction rate with the least amount of passes and minimal downtime. This was the situation where Sogliano Ambiente, an environmental engineering company located in Sogliano al Rubicone, Italy, chose Tana’s compactors over others for ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Seagulls in the winter?

    With the cold weather approaching, you would think all birds would be flying south. Unfortunately, for a townhouse complex in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, hundreds, if not thousands of seagulls are flocking to the rooftops of the development. The town recently held a meeting to discuss the situation and how to resolve it. “At least 25 residents came out to the Tinton Falls Borough Council ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Using a track-type tractor (bulldozer) as a compactor

    Track-type tractor (=Bulldozer) is very popular machine in the landfill. TTT usually prepares the site by spreading the first waste layer because bottom layers of a new site can be damaged when real landfill compactor is used. During the normal landfill operation TTT is usually used for building access and haul roads and spreading cover soil. It can be also used as a feeding machine for landfill ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Transformations of syngas derived from landfilled wastes using the Gasplasma process

    Abstract The Gasplasma advanced conversion technology is able to efficiently produce a clean syngas and an environmentally stable vitrified product from historically landfilled materials. The syngas is rich in hydrogen and carbon monoxide and possesses high calorific value, and low residual tar levels. While this syngas has traditionally been considered only as a fuel source for power ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

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