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A site where solid non-hazardous municipal waste is disposed
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The landfill struggle, everything we're fighting for out here--this is about the Vietnamese and the Blacks together," asserts James Bui.
There are also reasons to believe that the leachate itself, even without the presence of the more toxic chemicals, will change soil conditions and groundwater chemistry underneath the landfill in a manner that might cause other naturally occurring elements to be liberated.
Projects to utilize landfill gas on a much more massive scale to power industry have been undertaken before, but the EnergyXchange is the first to demonstrate the viability of using landfill gas to support small-scale creative enterprises in a rural environment.
If pollution of groundwater near landfills is the environmental issue we should be concerned about, there is a problem with both paper and plastic.
The new study offers "the first real evidence that landfills might be a major source," he says.
Many correctional facilities may be located close to landfills and therefore benefit from direct landfill gas use.
American Forests' Global ReLeaf Forests program has been turning trash into treasures by regreening closed landfills with trees on sites in Louisiana, North Dakota, and Oklahoma.
Starting about six months ago, waste haulers say, low-value curbside materials like commingled bales of bottles and film began quietly disappearing into landfills.
Construction and demolition debris (C&D) Confines, also known as recovered screened material (RSM), have gotten a lot of attention recently due to an apparent link between the use of fines as alternative dally cover (ADO) and the generation of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas in a landfill environment.
All over North America and Europe, landfill goodies are fueling a gull population explosion.