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Archive for August, 2014

20 August 2014

Odors at landfills – deal with them!

ODOR. There I said it! The four letter word that that can anger an entire community with a shift of the wind and haunt the dreams of any landfill manager. Dealing with odors at solid waste facilities is a fact of life. Many regulations and standard operating procedures have been written focusing on avoiding landfill…

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Categories: Air Quality, Biogas and Landfill Gas, Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Daryl O'Dell, PE, P Eng at 11:30 AM  |  2 Comments on Odors at landfills – deal with them!

6 August 2014

Choosing between overliner and landfill mining – how to select the best approach for your site

Many landfills operating today share the site with an old unlined landfill area that was operated more than 30 years ago and is now closed and capped. In many cases, the unlined landfills occupy a significant portion of the overall solid waste footprint. One option for landfill expansion, especially when there are constraints on lateral…

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Categories: Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Prentiss Shaw, PE at 11:30 AM  |  2 Comments on Choosing between overliner and landfill mining – how to select the best approach for your site