Landfill
A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatm...
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Toronto's Zoo plans to turn its animal waste into electricity
From African lions to Grevy's Zebras, animals at the Toronto Zoo generate 3,000 tons of dung a year. Now the zoo will soon be turning all that poop into energy, thanks to a new biogas plant that uses ...
Landfill in the UK
Landfills in the United Kingdom were historically the most commonly used option for waste disposal. Up until the 1980s, policies of successive governments had endorsed the "dilute and disperse" approa...
Landfill mining
Landfill mining and reclamation (LFMR) is a process whereby solid wastes which have previously been landfilled are excavated and processed. The function of landfill mining is to reduce the amount of l...
List of solid waste treatment technologies
The following page contains a list of different forms of solid waste treatment technologies and facilities employed in waste management infrastructure.
Landfills in the United Kingdom
Landfills in the United Kingdom were historically the most commonly used option for waste disposal. Up until the 1980s, policies of successive governments had endorsed the "dilute and disperse" approa...
Landfills in the United States
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) - more commonly known as trash or garbage - consists of everyday items people use and then throw away, such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bott...
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Sixfields
Sixfields is an area of Northampton, Northamptonshire, England about 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the town centre along the A4500 St James Road and Weedon Road towards M1 junction 16 about 2 miles (3...
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Ciudad Jardín Bicentenario
Ciudad Jardín Bicentenario, also known as Ciudad Jardín, is a sports and shopping complex in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl ("Neza"), State of Mexico, part of Greater Mexico City. Opened in May 2009, it was de...
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Toronto's Zoo plans to turn its animal waste into electricity
From African lions to Grevy's Zebras, animals at the Toronto Zoo generate 3,000 tons of dung a year. Now the zoo will soon be turning all that poop into energy, thanks to a new biogas plant that uses ...
Delta landfill
The Delta landfill is a landfill south of Vancouver B.C.Vancouver has owned and operated the Vancouver Landfill in Delta since 1966. It's now used by Vancouver, Delta, B.C., Richmond, White Rock, the ...
Bioreactor landfill
Landfills are the primary method of waste disposal in many parts of the world, including United States and Canada. Bioreactor landfills are expected to reduce the amount of and costs associated with m...
Adams Mine
Adams Mine is an abandoned open pit iron ore mine located in the Boston Township of the District of Timiskaming, 11 km (6.8 mi) south of Kirkland Lake in the Canadian province of Ontario. It...
Thilafushi
Thilafushi (Dhivehi: ތިލަފުށި) is an artificial island created as a municipal landfill situated to the west of Malé, and is located between Kaafu Atoll's Giraavaru and Gulhifalhu of the Maldives. It i...
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Greenland Landfill, Barbados
The Greenland Landfill is one of the larger government works project undertaken by the Government of Barbados in recent times. The project which was proposed as a way to meet Barbados' growing need fo...
Dhok Gujran
Dhok Gujran is a landfill near Rawalpindi, Pakistan. About 800 tonnes a day of solid waste from Rawalpindi and Islamabad are disposed of there. The people around the place face serious health risk pr...
Shoalhaven Landfill Gas Project
Shoalhaven Landfill Gas Project is located at Nowra, New South Wales, Australia. It collects landfill gas from 55 wells to supply a 1.1 MW Deutz engine to generate electricity.The Shoalhaven proj...
Bukit Tagar Landfill
Bukit Tagar Landfill is a landfill in Bukit Tagar, Selangor.
Sandy Hollow Landfill
The Sandy Hollow Landfill or Barrie Landfill is a landfill located near Barrie, Ontario in Canada.The landfill started receiving waste in the early 1960s and it has three cells (each with three sectio...
Deonar dumping ground
72°55′11″E / 19.0671°N 72.9197°E / 19.0671; 72.9197The Deonar dumping ground is a waste dumping ground or landfill in the city of Mumbai. Located in Deonar, an eastern suburb ...
Final cover
Final cover is a multilayered system of various materials which are primarily used to reduce the amount of storm water that will enter a landfill after closing. Proper final cover systems will also m...
Agbogbloshie
Agbogbloshie is a former wetland and suburb of Accra, Ghana known as a destination for locally generated used electronics from the City of Accra. It has been alleged to be at the center of a legal an...
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Pitsea waste management site
Pitsea waste management site is a large landfill site on the north side of the Thames estuary 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from Pitsea in Basildon, Essex. It is the second largest landfill site in the UK o...
Landfill gas monitoring
Landfill gas monitoring is the process by which gases that are released from landfills are electronically monitored.
Surface monitoring is used to check the integrity of caps on waste and check on...
Waste compaction
Waste compaction is the process of compacting waste, reducing it in size. Garbage compactors and waste collection vehicles compress waste so that more of it can be stored in the same space. Waste is c...
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MSW/LFG
MSW/LFG stands for municipal solid waste and landfill gas. The United States Environmental Protection Agency has several standards required for MSW landfills to help ensure public and environmental sa...
Dump digging
Dump digging is the practice of locating and excavating old garbage dumps with the intent of discovering objects which have potential value as collectibles or antiques. These dumps are sometimes cent...
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Smokey Mountain
Smokey Mountain is the term coined for a large landfill located in Manila, Philippines.
Smokey Mountain operated for more than 40 years, consisting of over two million metric tons of waste. The fl...
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