Tag: landfill sites

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 treatment.

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater, is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

StormCon will take place in Seattle, WA, August 27–31, 2017. The conference venue, the Meydenbauer Center, is actually located in Bellevue,

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater, is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

StormCon will take place in Seattle, WA, August 27–31, 2017. The conference venue, the Meydenbauer Center, is actually located in Bellevue, WA—home

Minimizing Sediment Discharges From Landfill Projects

Minimizing Sediment Discharges From Landfill Projects

Removal of suspended particles in runoff happens when one of two conditions occurs: reduced flow velocities or filtered runoff. The former can occur by changing a slope gradient, increasing surface roughness, or containing runoff waters. The latter requires a medium through which runoff can flow to capture suspended particles. Both

Human Impact Has Created a “Plastic Planet,” Research Shows

Human Impact Has Created a “Plastic Planet,” Research Shows

University of Leicester researchers lead Anthropocene study into lasting effects of plastic on land and oceans

• Evidence suggests Earth is entering an ‘Age of Plastic’
• Plastics can travel thousands of miles and get caught up in ‘oceanic garbage patches’
• If all the plastic made in the last few decades was

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.

The Strange Road to a Football Stadium in Kooky Little Carson

The Strange Road to a Football Stadium in Kooky Little Carson

July 28, 2015 The dreamers, swindlers, billionaires, foreigners and felons knew all the warts, but they still saw the dollar signs in an old industrial neighborhood with toxic waste embedded in its soil.

Sure, this was a city well known for dysfunction. But these were hundreds of mostly wide-open acres next

When Talking Trash Elevates the Conversation

When Talking Trash Elevates the Conversation

We have all probably heard that we should be putting our money to work for us. But what about our garbage? There is a lot of energy in trash and one company is making sure that there is no early retirement for our waste.

In mid June, Ener-Core won a best

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