Tag: landfill gas collection

Landfill gas is a complex mix of different gases created by the action of microorganisms within a landfill. Landfill gas is approximately forty to sixty percent methane, with the remainder being mostly carbon dioxide. Trace amounts of other volatile organic compounds comprise the remainder (<1%). These trace gases include a large array of species, mainly simple hydrocarbons.

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

“Not in my backyard” is a familiar phrase in the solid waste industry. People don’t want a landfill in their neighborhood, but it’s inevitable that these facilities are going to have some type of neighbors—whether residential, commercial, or industrial—so keeping those neighbors happy by reducing dust, odor, and noise is

EPA Releases Long-Awaited NSPS & EG Rules

EPA Releases Long-Awaited NSPS & EG Rules

On July 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issuedfinal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new, modified, and reconstructed MSW landfills, as well as new Emission Guidelines (EG) for MSW landfills built on or before July 17, 2014. This caps a years-long rulemaking process and marks a major change for

Landfill Gas System Webinar

Landfill Gas System Webinar

If you are not controlling the liquids at your landfill, your landfill gas collection system may be flooded and may not be running at maximum efficiency. This webinar will discuss best practices for managing liquids in LFG wells and condensate sumps and case histories from sites that have improved gas

Dealing with Odors at Sunshine Canyon Landfill…Continued

Dealing with Odors at Sunshine Canyon Landfill…Continued

Last week’s blog provided an overview of Sunshine Canyon Landfill’s (SCL’s) odor situation. This follow-on posting presents the plan for implementing and evaluating the use of plastic panels as ADC for addressing fresh trash odors on the working face, as well as a detailed look at the establishment of the

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