Landfill Monitoring News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Shortlisted for the REA Customer Service Recognition Award 2016

    Clarke Energy has been shortlisted for the Customer Service Recognition Award in the 11th British Renewable Energy Awards (REA) which takes place on the 16th July 2016 at The Savoy Hotel, London. Now in it’s 11th year, the British Renewable Energy Awards Gala Dinner, is the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Graco Acquires Landtec/GeoTech

    Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment and parent company of QED Environmental Systems, Inc., announced today the finalized acquisition of Geotechnical Instruments (UK) Limited and Landtec North America. Both Geotechnical Instruments and Landtec will become part of QED Environmental Systems, Inc. Geotechnical Instruments is a Warwickshire, U.K. manufacturer of ...


    By LANDTEC

  • Smart TANA Landfill Compactor impresses in Poland

    A Polish landfill in Hryniewicze, owned by PUPH Lech Sp. z o.o from Bialystok, started to operate the landfill with a brand new TANA E320eco compactor. The Site Manager was very excited about the compactor’s ProTrack® system, which offers him exactly the tool he needs for monitoring the machine without having to drive to the field all the time like he had to do with their previous ...


    By Tana Oy

  • 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: ...

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...


    By Geotech

  • New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. The plant, which began operating in January 2014, is treating liquids seeping from the landfill, called leachate, and contaminated groundwater. The new treatment system is ...

  • Missouri, St. Louis-Area Landfill Reach Agreement

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office and the owners of the Bridgeton Landfill reached an agreement Thursday on measures aimed at better controlling underground smoldering and reducing a strong odor that for months has troubled residents in a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis. The agreement with owner Republic Services ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • 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.

  • EnviroSolutions. Inc. Announces It Is Doing Its Part to Keep E-Waste Out Of Landfills

    From a consumer’s standpoint, technology evolves at what seems to be the speed of light. Yesterday’s newest handheld device is tomorrow’s outdated electronic waste. On average, laptops are designed to last between three and five years. Cell phones, and by extension their accessories, are lucky to last two years before being traded in or disposed of for a shiny new upgrade. In an ...

  • Labour consider ban on food waste to landfill

    At a recent conference on food packaging, the Shadow Environment Minister stated that Labour was ‘looking seriously’ at a potential ban on food waste to landfill. The statement came in response to a new report published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers that claims 30-50% of the food produced in the world in wasted. This report has received wide media coverage and highlights ...


    By DS Smith Recycling

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry - 2012 Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dpqm7q/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry" report to their offering. With the increasing global focus of energy ...


  • Sunrise Landfill Repairs Completed After Damaging 200-Year Storm / Feb 5 Tour

    On Tuesday, February 5, officials will gather at the Sunrise Landfill, located on the eastern edge of Las Vegas, to see the newly completed construction and repairs to the 440 acre landfill. The $60 million project includes new erosion and stormwater controls, a new cover system, landfill gas and groundwater monitoring systems, and a long-term maintenance and management program. Technical ...

  • Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

    Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic waste streams. Biogas' flexibility, growing demand for waste treatment processes, and an increased focus on greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • LI-COR Presents Landfill Methane Emission Data at Global Waste Management Symposium

    Measuring greenhouse gas emissions at landfills using continuous monitoring offers new insight in estimating total annual emissions. LI-COR Principal Scientist, Liukang Xu presented methane emission data collected from a landfill at Global Waste Management Symposium in Phoenix, AZ on October 1st, 2012 and discussed the advantages of continuous monitoring over traditional interval monitoring. In ...


    By LI-COR

  • 1-800-Recycling.com Takes a Closer Look at the World’s Landfills

    In an exclusive article featured on 1-800-Recycling.com, journalist Elizah Leigh takes a closer look at seven of the planet’s largest landfills and the pros, cons and challenges facing each. 1-800-Recycling.com is an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green ...

  • Christopher R. Bryant Will Speak at the Corporate E-Waste Disposal Summit

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce that on August 1, 2012, Christopher R. Bryant will speak at the Corporate e-Waste Disposal Summit during the Panel Discussion, "Understanding the Environmental Impact of e-Recycling and Discussing Emerging Take Back Programs in Organizations." The Panel ...


    By Acta Group

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