Landfill Management News

  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% - up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each ...

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • Rock to road website features Ontario Geotextile paving fabric success story

    Miller Paving has benefitted from its innovative use of geotextiles as part of their road preservation process. They performed their first trials in 2007, and have -- quite literally -- been rolling with it ever since. Read more about their success, their unique application technique and the reasons behind their choice of nonwoven geotextile on the ...


    By Nilex

  • Clarke Energy Exhibits at Biogaz Europe 2017

    Clarke Energy is the approved distributor and service provider for GE’s Jenbacher reciprocating engines. We are committed to provide high quality facilities offering a reliable service as well as long-term support for the maintenance of the installations. Our offerings range from the supply of an engine through to the turn key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Applications include ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • A Primer on Soil and Geosynthetic Filter Design for MSE Walls, from geosynthetica.net

    The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) releases White Papers as a way to share information across the industry. The most recent release focuses on geotextile filter design for MSE walls, and was featured on the geosynthetica.net website. Dr. Robert Koerner and ...


    By Nilex

  • John Deere Improves Compact Wheel Loaders to Deliver Even More Power and Productivity

    Customers looking for machines that are productive, versatile and ready for anything should look no further than the John Deere 244K-II and 324K compact wheel loaders. Both machines include new features and options to increase productivity, visibility, versatility and lower daily operating costs for the landscape, ag material handling and construction industries. ...


    By John Deere

  • 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

  • AD overtakes landfill energy production

    The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than landfill gas – and represent 2% of national gas production, the industry association has claimed. “AD-derived green gas is an important part of the UK’s energy mix as it performs two roles – it makes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Geotech invites global ad & engineering professionals to tap into new power capacity from anaerobic digestion in new webinar

    Geotech, the market leading supplier of anaerobic digestion gas monitoring equipment in the UK will be hosting a webinar titled ‘Tapping into New Power Capacity from Anaerobic Digestion’ in collaboration with the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) Water Special Interest Group on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at 09:00-10:00 GMT. The webinar will engage over 100 ...


    By Geotech

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • Increase your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and ...

  • Solmax to exhibit at AEMA’S 122nd annual meeting

    Solmax will be attending the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA)’s 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses at the Nugget Casino Resort, Sparks/Reno, Nevada USA from December 5-9. Come visit us in Booth #308, our team will be happy to provide information and answer questions on our geosynthetics solutions, case study projects, expertise and technical ...


    By Solmax

  • Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

    The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of household, industrial and commercial waste continues to fall. In all, 191.1 million tonnes (Mt) of waste was managed in 2015, slightly up on the 187Mt in 2014. Management by landfill last year was 43.9Mt, up from 41.3Mt in 2014. This ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Albarrie Exhibits at the 2016 IFAI Expo in Charlotte, NC

    On October 19th – 21st, 2016 Albarrie headed down to Charlotte, North Carolina to exhibit at the 2016 IFAI Expo.  Unique products were featured from all divisions including: Air Filtration Fabrics & Services, Geotextiles, SorbWeb™ Plus, and Technical Nonwoven Fabrics. Visit our event page for a glimpse of which products ...


    By Albarrie Canada Limited

  • Vital Commitment to Less Landfill Waste

    Vital Energi have been successful in their ambition to divert 95% of all site waste away from landfill, with many sites exceeding their initial target. By adopting a strong environmental focus, reducing cross contamination and employing best practice for on-site waste segregation, Vital Energi have seen, on ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Clarke Energy Participates in Pollutec 2016

    Come and meet Clarke Energy at the Pollutec Exhibition from November 29th to December 2nd 2016 in Lyon Eurexpo. This is Pollutec’s 27th edition of the international exhibition for environmental equipment technologies and services. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Free Webinar: Optimization for Paved Roadways Online

     Road pavements can fail prematurely due to the lateral displacement and weakening of base course aggregate or asphalt fatigue. The structural strength provided by geosynthetics allow for the installation of thinner aggregate sections, reduced asphalt thickness, or the improved performance of conventionally designed structures. Join us for a free webinar November 10th at 10:00 ...


    By Nilex

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 features upgraded Green Transportation Experience Zone and largest ever Waste Management & Recycling Zone

    Asia's| premier green trading platform, Eco Expo Asia, will take place again at the Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 - 29 October 2016. The exhibition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The event aims to provide in-demand green solutions for ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

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