Sunday, January 23, 2022

Landfill gas group launched by REA

In response to demand from its members, the REA has set up a group to cater for the landfill gas sector, it was announced...

Lakeside EfW’s zero-waste-to-landfill status attributed to patented technology

A seemingly pioneering arrangement between Carbon8 Aggregates and the Lakeside Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at Colnbrook in Berkshire has seen the latter achieve...

Risk that novel materials will be the landfill of the future

Novel materials like carbon fibre and bioplastics can be stronger, lighter and less resource intensive than traditional materials, so will be key to the...

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...

Scanning software prevents scanners going to landfill

VueScan, a firm claiming to offer the world's most widely used scanning software, says it has prevented over 412,500 scanners from going to landfill...

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 analyze...

Veolia and the RSPB celebrate “landfill facelift” and biodiversity work in Essex

Work with the RSPB continues to promote local biodiversity across Pitsea Landfill site in Essex, says Veolia. Equivalent in size to approximately 450 international football...

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...

Oil leak from ageing landfill

INVESTIGATIONS have been launched by both Aberdeenshire Council and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency into reports of oil spotted leaking from the ageing Blackdog...

New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

Landfill support firm Biogas Technology has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites. ...

Resilient lining system installed at Westmill

Hydraulic asphalt specialist Walo UK has completed lining another cell with Dense Asphaltic Concrete (DAC) at Westmill Landfill site near Ware in Hertfordshire. This...

Whale laid to rest at Canterbury landfill site

Last week (19 October) Viridor’s Shelford Landfill site in Canterbury started the process of laying to rest a 36 foot (11metre) juvenile fin whale...

Open dumps present global risk

A new report quantifies the scale of the global health emergency presented by open dump sites, declaring that the problem is escalating in seriousness....
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...

How big is the toxic gas risk from old landill sites?

THE risk from toxic landfill sites is difficult to judge, and the case of 7-year old Zane Gbangbola may illustrate why. Zane died in...
Correct management of legacy landfill sites can greatly reduce the liability period.

Rethinking the care of legacy landfills

With the advent of more efficient waste processing methods and increasing landfill taxes, the days of landfilling may finally be numbered. The post-closure aftercare...
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SITA sites to become solar farms

NATIONAL recycling and waste management firm, SITA UK, and Somerset-based British Solar Renewables (BSR) have agreed a deal that could see a number of...
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Study quantifies leachate from historic landfills

A study conducted by the British Geographical Survey adds urgency to concerns about the potential for ammonium from historic landfill sites leaching into waterways....
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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,...
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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...