MORE LANDFILL ARTICLES

VIDEO: E.T. Found in New Mexico Landfill – Official Atari Game Over Documentary Trailer

Jul 30, 2014

The official trailer of the Atari: Game Over documentary, in which a team of treasure hunters excavate a New Mexico landfill site in search  of millions of dumped cartridges of the 1983 E.T. game - dubbed the worst game ever made - has been published.

Additional Leachate Treatment System at EPA Superfund Landfill Site in New York

Jul 22, 2014

An additional treatment technology will be added to the existing leachate treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York.

Florida Recycling Rate Rises to 49% But Business Must do More to Hit 75% Target

Jul 21, 2014

The official recycling rate in Florida, which includes waste diverted from landfill and into waste to energy facilities,  hit 49% in 2013, according to Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection.

ACC Study: Waste to Energy Could Meet 12% of U.S. Electrical Demand

Jul 11, 2014

The U.S. could power 14 million homes and heat a further 10 million if it moved from landfill to waste to energy, according to a new study published by the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

ANDRITZ Technology for Fiberight’s Municipal Waste to Biofuel Plant in Iowa

Jul 8, 2014

Graz, Austria based technology manufacturer, Group ANDRITZ, is to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for Fiberight’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Blairstown, Iowa.

U.S. EPA Plan to Tighten Landfill Methane Emission Regulations

Jul 4, 2014

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  has proposed updates to its air standards for new Municipal Solid Waste landfills.

WALO Lining New Cell at 2.5m Cubic Metre UK Landfill Site with Asphaltic Concrete

Jul 3, 2014

Hydraulic asphalt engineering specialist, WALO UK has started lining the 11th cell at Westmill Landfill site in Hertfordshire using Dense Asphaltic Concrete

EU Commission: 70% Recycling by 2030 & Landfill Bans by 2025

Jul 2, 2014

The European Commission has today adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy and boost recycling of municipal solid waste to 70% by 2025.

VIDEO UPDATE: Sterling Engine CHP System for Low Quality Landfill Gas

Jun 27, 2014

Swedish firm Cleanergy has commercially launched a CHP generator is able to use poor quality landfill gas with as little as 18% methane to fuel a Sterling engine generator.

Nutter Helps Philadelphia Send 73% of Waste for Recycling or Waste to Energy

Jun 23, 2014

Philadelphia has exceeded its 70% waste diversion goal, with nearly all MSW diverted from landfill through waste to energy and recycling programs, according to the recently published Greenworks Philadelphia 2014 Progress Report.