Monday, December 5, 2022
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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 .
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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.

Brighton firm to develop new landfill methane emission monitoring intelligence platform

Environmental sector ICT specialist Recycle2Trade has signed up to the national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support programme, which...

Student dissertation adds detail to landfill mining feasibility

Decontamination of landfills and open dumpsites could prove profitable, both financially and for the environment, as many researchers and waste experts are beginning to...

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...

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. ...
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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,...

Future proof

Biogas analysis requirements are changing and ‘designed-in’ future proofing in gas analysers helps users keep up. It means they can quickly and easily upgrade...
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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....

It’s all about the timing says Defra

DEFRA has conceded that the time is not right to ban wood waste from landfill. Backing its stance, it said the amount of material...

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...

It‘s a hard life

It’s not getting any easier for the nation’s landfill operators or the companies who rely on them for income. A combination of tax increases, alternative...
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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Binding heavy metals: exploring the options

A recent trial carried out at a landfill site in the South West of England addressed the problem of how to remove a number...

Plastic option causing concern

THE British Plastics Federation has hit out at Defra’s preferred option to reduce the amount of plastic packaging going to landfill. The federation confirmed it...

Nuclear waste sent to landfill

WRONGLY labelled bags of radioactive waste were sent to a landfill site, earning the company that owns the Sellafield nuclear plant a £700,000 fine. The...
Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard.

Catch up time for British Isles

Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard. THOSE...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....

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....

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...