Saturday, October 1, 2022
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Sponsored Content: Out with the old leachate removal solutions

Leachate Solutions has introduced what it describes as a more up to date alternative process for the removal of dissolved methane and CO2 from water and leachate.
The company was found to have breached compliance with its required leachate levels.

SITA fined for landfill permit breach

A £110k fine was handed to recycling and resource management firm SITA UK on 13 January after it breached the conditions of its environmental...

SEPA landfill plan aims to improve compliance and assist transition to a circular economy

SEPA has launched an ambitious plan that it says will "drive environmental compliance at Scotland’s landfill sites, harness innovation and help the sector responsibly...

Single instrument solution for monitoring landfill gas collection

The Landtec GEM5000 series from QED Environmental Systems is designed to monitor landfill gas collection and control systems (GCCS). Equipped to sample and analyse...

CH4nge is in the air? Comparing laser and FID for landfill emissions monitoring

The accurate and effective monitoring of surface methane emissions levels is critical to the safe operation of landfill and waste management sites. However, methane...
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GPS-enabled device assists landfill monitoring

ENVIRONMENTAL monitoring specialist Enitial has worked with Viridor to develop a new PDA-based device. The enidata device has modules for monitoring groundwater, surface water,...

Landfill methane detector avoids false readings and cross-gassing effects

A new methane detector is said to be ideal for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). The LANDTEC SEM5000 methane (CH4) detector from Q.E.D. Environmental...

Landfilling, rather than incineration, might be best for low grade waste plastics, says recycling...

With levels of waste plastics rising in the UK as a result of China's National Sword scrap import policies, the debate is picking up...
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Ground gas analysis without the capex

THE CIRIA-compliant GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser can now be leased from Geotech, providing a useful solution for consultants carrying out...

Microbiologists set sights on landfill bacteria

Scientists at the TSU Biological Institute have launched a research project aimed at better understanding the bacteria behind waste decomposition
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Black bag blues: Does Scotland have enough incineration capacity?

Ongoing uncertainty about Scotland's ability to deal with its own residual waste - once a ban on landfilling biodegradeable material takes effect on 1 January 2026 - has prompted soul-searching north of the border, and an extensive contemplation of the appropriate role that incineration should play in the waste hierarchy. Envirotec reports.
Lostallo

Landfill lining on a steep slope

SHOWCASING its abilities to work in steep and difficult conditions, WALO UK recently completed a project to produce a lining system at a 30,000m2...
Enso International

Lab aids leachate disposal

WASTEWATER treatment specialist Enso International recently completed the installation of a plant to deal with the leachate from a landfill site, work that was...

Fit for purpose

PART II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped. As a minimum, sites must...

Wiltshire landfill site accepts its last waste

Calne landfill site in Wiltshire accepted it’s last load of waste on 15 April. The site has offered a safe and essential waste disposal...
The Ness clean-up is believed to be the single largest remediation project in Scotland

Toxic coast clean-up concludes

ABERDEEN City Council has completed a four year long, £16million environmental project to clean-up and restore the former Ness landfill site in Aberdeen.
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Hazards legislation to tighten

Expert urges under-prepared landfill site operators to act now over fuel re-categorisation THOUSANDS of waste landfill site operators are being urged to act now over...
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Battery enables landfill gas to balance with the gas grid

Flexible energy generation specialist Ylem Energy has installed the UK’s very first 1MW battery energy storage system alongside an existing landfill-gas generator to enable the site to participate in the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism .

A new waste market is taking shape in Europe, following COVID-19, says recovery firm

Kjetil Vikingstad, CEO of resource recovery specialist Geminor, writes Despite the recent flare-up of the COVID-pandemic in Europe, a number of countries are reporting a...

Landfill fine after ‘offensive’ smells

A landfill site operator has been fined £10,500 for failing to stop offensive odours being detected off site on 17 separate occasions and prompting...