The issue of how long will we need to carry on with landfill gas aftercare, is a serious one when you consider the cost of flaring and monitoring a landfill site for landfill gas production and migration, as the years go by. M. Huber-Humer states in his paper “Dwindling Landfill Gas – Relevance and Aftercare […]
There are a lot of elements in the argument for and against phased restoration of a landfill. Well before making your decision, it’s going to be important and vital to make sure you know and fully grasp these pros and cons. This article explains some of the important plusses and minuses associated with the development, […]
The most critical components of a landfill closure cap are the barrier layer and the drainage layer. The barrier (sealing) layer can be low-permeability soil (clay) and/or made from geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
Landfill engineers are increasingly preoccupied with building landfills which will capture as much landfill gas as possible and use that gas optimally to generate renewable energy. However, this very engineering holds dangers for the environment around a landfill, with raised leachate levels, and extra stress on landfill lining membranes.
Landfill reclamation is a technique which can be very beneficial and profitable to developers in certain cases. To reclaim the land of an old tip returns it to normal use and the land can then be used for housing and factories etc. Read more about Landfill Reclamation in this article now!