When a Contractor has excess topsoil, may it be sold and used off-site without it being classed as a waste and therefore needing to be classified as a waste material? Based on existing European Court caselaw, there is absolutely no reason why uncontaminated soils excavated from one site cannot be reused on a different site […]
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).
The choice of Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) may be a great option when the more normal Compacted Clay Liner (CCL) option is expensive or is not readily available in a region. Read about GCLs here!
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!