Landfill Management News

  • By bike to the Sea, a CO2 free bicycle tour from Bucharest to Black Sea

    By bike to the Sea, a bicycle tour from Bucharest till the sea, has become an event CO2 free thanks to CARBON EXPERT from Romania and ALLCOT Group from Switzerland. This event, which has been held for 11 years, gathered 450 amateur cyclists at the end of April, 26-28, who rode a distance of 305 kilometers. The ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • 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)

  • Global expert Geotech to showcase renewable energy solutions at Oman event

    Geotech, a QED Environmental Systems company is showcasing its market leading solutions at the Oman Energy and Water Exhibition this May. Earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates invested £134bn in clean energy projects to ensure that half of the country’s power needs could be generated from renewable sources by 2050. UAE’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ...


    By Geotech

  • 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)

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • ‘Clearer’ landfill tax regime expected in summer 2017

    From April, the standard rate of tax will rise from a current level of £84.40 per tonne to £86.10, and the lower rate from £2.65 per tonne to £2.70 per tonne. However, proposals to change the definition of ‘taxable disposal’ which had also been expected to come into force tomorrow – detailing exemptions from the landfill tax – are now expected to be ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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.

  • GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill

    GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains the focal point of their business, therefore they carry out regular assessments to ensure they are meeting targets set by their clients and remain flexible in an ever-changing market. Following a recent review of the percentage of waste they are diverting from landfill, in comparison to 2015/16, GPT Waste are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EREF and WasteExpo to Hold Summit on Leachate Treatment and Management at WasteExpo

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has partnered with WasteExpo to hold the 2017 EREF Summit, co-located with WasteExpo on Monday, May 8 in New Orleans, LA from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST. The EREF Summit is focused on landfill leachate and will include presentations on managing and treating landfill leachate from ...

  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. ...

  • The Urban Recycler – a step change in highways management

    Sapphire Utility Solutions, working in collaboration with JHL, is delighted to introduce the Urban Recycler, a compact, ‘first time resolution’ recycler. The Urban Recycler, or CityRECycler® 206, has gully cleaning capabilities and delivers a step change in highways management, with a positive impact on the environment, due to a reduction in both clean water usage and the amount ...


    By Sapphire Utility Solutions

  • Sunshine Groupe Invests in ZenRobotics’ Recycling Technology

    ZenRobotics Ltd. will deliver robotic recycling technology to Sunshine Groupe in Melbourne, Australia. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit (ZRR3) will be the first of its kind in Australia and it is expected to be fully operational in spring 2017. Sunshine Groupe, founded in 1926, is a family-owned business with recycling experience in five generations. With recent ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • 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

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