Tag: waste landfill

A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden[1]) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment. Historically, landfills have been the most common method of organized waste disposal and remain so in many places around the world.

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

Los Angeles County Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force Communication With CalRecycle Regarding Environmental Goals and Funding

Los Angeles County Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force Communication With CalRecycle Regarding Environmental Goals and Funding

Dear Director Smithline:
On behalf of the Los Angeles County Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force (Task Force), I would like to express our sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss, in concert with other stakeholders, CalRecycle’s projected revenue shortfall, the reasons for the shortfall, and potential solutions at

GBB Guam Receivership Likely to Continue Beyond 2015

GBB Guam Receivership Likely to Continue Beyond 2015

In 2008, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court of Guam issued a court order appointing GBB as Receiver to achieve what the Government of Guam was unsuccessful in reaching during the previous 22 years – compliance with the Clean Water Act as set forth in a Consent

Managing Leachate and Gas

Managing Leachate and Gas

With the US Environmental Protection Agency expected to release its final rule in January 2015 with respect to Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, landfill operators will find out whether requirements will become more stringent and effectively lead them to do more to control landfill gas emissions, says

LFGTE Supplement | Managing Leachate and Gas

With the US Environmental Protection Agency expected to release its final rule in January 2015 with respect to Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, landfill operators will find out whether requirements will become more stringent and effectively lead them to do more to control landfill gas emissions, says

Nature’s Own

“Liquid Sunshine”—that is the promise of biofuel. It’s the promise of turning solar energy into an easy-to-use liquid fuel. But direct use of solar energy presents several problems. These include: the need to convert the direct current generated by photovoltaic cells to the alternate current used by homes and appliances;

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