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

  • JSC «STEKLONiT» - From fair play to fair business

    A story about a deal made in the fields of the FIFA World Cup in Russia JSC «STEKLONiT» has started cooperation with a Croatian partner, one of the leading suppliers of geosynthetic materials and solutions for the construction of roads and railway ...


    By STEKLONiT JSC

  • LIFE+ Lo2x Project - Case Study

    The European Commission’s LIFE+ programme has funded a project to install a sustainable technology for resource recovery from waste treatment – using hydrothermal oxidation (HTO) – at a wastewater treatment facility in Valencia, Spain. ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Quebec City Landfill – Veolia Biogas - Case Study

    About the Project Leader in the management of solid waste, Veolia materials residual is established in the Quebec region for over forty years. 22 600 tonnes are produced and beneficially used each year, which in total translate to 300 000 tonnes of organic matter diverted from landfills since the beginning of the ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • New Tire Legislation Means Increased Used Tire Recycling

    Stopping The Sale Of Used Tires The business of selling used tires carries with it both legal and ethical ramifications.  Rather than participating in tire recycling, some tire dealers release used products back to consumers that are not thoroughly inspected.  These tires, although less expensive, ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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

  • Innovative use for a landfill compactor in crushing construction and demolition waste (C&D waste) - Case Study

    Expensive and diesel-hungry waste shredder led to an innovation in crushing construction and demolition waste (C&D waste). The compaction force of a twin drum design landfill compactor is unparalleled. When directed straight down onto the unsorted waste or landfill residue, the solid steel crushing teeth bite into the waste. The crushing is so efficient that the required fraction size is ...


    By Tana Oy

  • The Ultimate Way To Stop Global Warming

    The Earth's surface temperature has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit in the past century, with accelerated warming during the past two decades. There is new and stronger evidence that most of the warmth over the last 50 years is attributable to human activities. Human activities have altered the chemical composition of the atmosphere through the buildup of greenhouse gases – primarily ...


    By Bulkmatech (Pty) Ltd

  • A guide to successful installations

    A successful Pumps & Controls installation begins with sound project design, well executed installation, and a thorough start-up procedure. EPG includes an Installation Guide, Installation Record Form, and Start-Up Checklist  in every O&M to help achieve this. Not only are these documents a useful resource during the design stage, they can be used as part of a "flight check" process ...


    By EPG Companies Inc.

  • 18th March 2018. The First International Day Dedicated to Recycling

    Focusing on the increasing unsustainable consumption of our planet's natural resources and the economic and environmental savings that companies and nature can achieve. Recycling: the seventh and most important resource in  the world. A need to meet other needs, without turning  to natural resources once again. Recycling is much  more than an ...


    By MB Crusher

  • 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 ...

  • Recycling Giants

    A staggering clue to the amount of electronic and electrical waste on the planet now is creatively shown by the amazing Sculpture of WEEEman at the Eden Project. The Eden Project WEEEman was made from the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment that an average British person threw away in their lifetime – over 3 tonnes per person. ...


    By G.G. Compactors Limited

  • New drinking water scheme to cut plastic bottle use by millions

    Retailers, coffee shops, businesses and local authorities in every major city and town across England will offer free refill stations for people to top-up their water bottles by 2021. ...

  • Use of dairy reject and fermented Aleo sp. Leaf Gel mixture in the biological Pre-treatment of landfill leachate

    In this study the biotreatability of Jebel Chakir landfill leachate (Tunisia) using a mixture of dairy industry reject (bactofugate) and Aloe sp. leaf gel was evaluated. The effect of Aloe gel fermentation using Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain was investigated against some selected bacterial and fungal strains. The inoculation size effect of the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Microbial characteristics of landfill leachate disposed by aerobic moving bed biofilm reactor

    An aerobic moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) was applied to treat landfill leachate generated from a domestic waste incineration plant. Pollutant removal efficiency of this reactor under stable operating condition was studied. The biomass, bacteria species, and microbial metabolism in this reactor were investigated. These results showed that the average removal efficiency of chemical oxygen ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fuel preparation technology – the latest safety considerations

    The specifications for new fuel preparation technologies are becoming increasingly sophisticated, as industry innovation continues apace. But when it comes to investing in waste shredders that help manufacture cement fuels, which criteria should top the procurement wish-list in 2018? With more than 25 years’ experience in this sector, Peter Streinik, head of UNTHA’s waste shredding ...

  • Weather monitoring at German Landfills - Case Study

    According to the Landfill Regulation and Federal Emission Law in Germany it is mandatory on landfills to monitor weather data such as temperature, precipitation, evaporation, wind direction and speed. This is not only good for environmental protection purposes but also for the residents nearby. In this regard two new Lufft weather stations and one Lufft wind sensor were set up recently in Hamberg ...

  • Recycling Apartment Building Cardboard

    How to manage cardboard waste in apartment building complexes using quality Harmony vertical cardboard balers.  Online shopping has created a large influx of cardboard waste in residential buildings all over the world.  Apartment managers cannot afford to add this cardboard to the weekly compactor deposits and hauling schedules.  Throwing this cardboard away adds an additional ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

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