More stories about Landfill Operation & Closure

  • Smart Gamble

    Two decades of experience allow a waste-to-energy facility to chart its own course on its expansion project.

  • Canadian Compost Facility at the Top of the Heap

    Session: Household Organics: Case Studies in Curbside Collection and Composting: Hamilton, Ontario, is home to an impressive, one-of-a-kind compost facility and biowaste-management program.

  • Gas Attack

    In the past five years, three relatively large, active landfills with fully operational corrective-action groundwater extraction systems found that gas—not leachate—was contaminating groundwater.

  • Bullets to Spare

  • Landfill construction triggers debate

    Despite protest from residents and town employees, Holly Springs, N.C., will be home to a new landfill, the first in the state since 2004.

  • Solid waste compaction equipment

    The BC1172RB refuse compactor features a premium wheel/tooth design, with one-piece, chill-cast teeth made of high-strength, wear-resistant material. Powered by a 536-hp, water-cooled engine, the unit has an operating weight of 120,000 pounds. Other characteristics include a sealed-tub design...

  • Selecting a conveyor for your waste facility

  • From trash to treasure

    David A. Lorenz, executive director at South Suburban Park and Recreation District in the South Denver, Colo., metro area has eyed the closed Arapahoe County- owned landfill in Douglas County as a potential recreation site for years. Developers in Douglas County, the nation's fastest growing county...

  • HDPE pipe saves the day at air force base

    The landfill at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) performs its intended function well but—according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency— its performance as a ponding basin for stormwater runoff was less impressive.

  • Landfill-gas-to-energy project wins recognition

    A landfill-gas-to-energy project in Florida has been designated Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).