THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 is proposing the construction of 17 sanitary landfills
, one each for every congressional district, costing a total of P3.4 billion, to address the growing garbage menace in Western Visayas.
Laboratory analysis using leachate from Cebu City Sanitary landfill
exhibited toxicological response of tilapia fingerlings leading to mortality .
"At least we would have had infrastructure," laments Nicolas Gharib, who works on waste management issues in Lebanon for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), referring to the various sanitary landfills
, composting, sorting, waste-to-energy and refuse-derived fuel facilities contractors had agreed to build.
We cannot rely on sanitary landfill
sites to dump untreated garbage, as it can be a huge health hazard.
The rejects from the process consisting of dust size particles is being used as a cover material at the sanitary landfill
. Recyclable materials like iron, wood and plastics shall also be recovered to be recycled and reused.
Suhoski told the board that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has approved a Provisional Permit for the expansion of the Southbridge Sanitary Landfill
on Barefoot Road in Southbridge.
to take chipped tires from the site to a sanitary landfill
San Francisco's 6,000 restaurants are being encouraged to donate their food scraps to the B&J Sanitary Landfill
in Vacaville, which transforms the nitrogen-rich remains into top-quality fertitizer.
The Rumpke Sanitary Landfill
, located in Colerain Township, Hamilton County, Ohio [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED], is licensed to operate by the Hamilton County General Health District and permitted by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to accept up to 8,600 tons of solid waste per day.
They also took note of another significant fact: Although this warehouse is located 14 miles from Lake Erie, it is within striking distance of the Cuyahoga Regional Sanitary Landfill
, which daily receives some 2,200 tons of garbage.
One of the first consequences of this work was the determination that approximately 10%, or 360 tons, of the wastes that were being handled as hazardous, in fact were not, and could be disposed at a local sanitary landfill
. Approval was received from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) in 1987 for the disposal of nonhazardous core sands in a solid waste landfill.
A group of private trash haulers and recyclers complained about the rising tipping fee for the sanitary landfill