Tag: landfill closure

The closure and post-closure care requirements for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs) establish the minimum requirements with which MSWLF owner/operators must comply once the landfill stops receiving waste and begins closure. Owner/operators also are required to continue monitoring and maintaining the landfill once it is closed to protect against the release of hazardous constituents to the environment.

Money Talks

Money Talks

In the November/December 2016 edition, we summarized a few leading issues in solid waste financial planning. Due to the length of the article, we were unable to cover a few topics that have bubbled up to the surface during the course of some recent financial studies. Here are a few

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

Sonsthagen Joins HDR as Solid Waste Engineer in the Pacific Northwest

Sonsthagen Joins HDR as Solid Waste Engineer in the Pacific Northwest

(SEATTLE-January 31, 2017) – Eric Sonsthagen has joined HDR as a solid waste engineer based in the Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, offices. Working closely with HDR’s solid waste, remediation and industrial teams in the Pacific Northwest and nationwide, Sonsthagen is applying his specialized background to strengthen HDR services for both

Landfill Mining: Current Trends

The beneficial purposes can include recovery of recyclable materials, recovery of soils for use as daily or intermediate cover in active landfills, or recovery of land area for redevelopment. As urban sprawl has continued in many metropolitan areas, landfills—which previously were located in areas relatively distant from the population centers—are

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself, while it’s growing it eats all day, at night when resting it must be protected from the elements, and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself, while it’s growing it eats all day, at night when resting it must be protected from the elements, and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the

SWANA – Northwest Regional Symposium

SWANA – Northwest Regional Symposium

Happy New Year! We are pleased to be hosting the 2016 SWANA Northwest Regional Symposium this coming April 6 – 8 at the Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel in North Vancouver. More than 200 delegates from Washington, Oregon, Yukon and British Columbia will be attending. We have approximately 20 sessions,

Landfill Liners and Covers

Landfill Liners and Covers

There are two driving factors: the liner and the cover. How they are designed and installed, what materials are used, and how it is maintained play a significant role in achieving a high degree of assurance of environmental integrity throughout the period in which post-closure care is required.

WASTECON Sessions Designed For Landfill Gas and Biogas Professionals

Looking to advance your industry knowledge? Join us at WASTECON for informative sessions that cater to your personal and professional interests. Tuesday, August 26, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LFG Rules and Regulations Update Patrick Sullivan, Senior Vice President, SCS Engineers Amy Banister, Senior Director Air Programs, Waste Management Frank

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