Landfill

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LANDFILL

LANDFILL - GARBAGE

Why a Bio-Reactor Landfill?

  • Capture additional air space during active life
  • Treatment of leachate and other waste waters at lower costs
  • Generation and capture of additional bio-gas
  • Reduced costs for closure and post closure care
  • Opportunity to mine landfill after stabilization of organic fraction and reuse of landfill space

Operating Experience

  • Landfilling started September 1999.
  • Six Month Trial (June 2002-December 2003)
    - 15.35 acres
    - 666,738 cubic yards of MSW
    - 9,500,634 gallons recirculated
    - 2,044,000 gallons removed offsite
    - 180,000 gallons draining through landfill
    - 7,276,634 gallons retained
    - Waste moisture content increased 7.29%
    - 25% Initial waste moisture
    - 32.29% Final waste moisture
    - Additional 22,683,664 gallons needed to raise moisture to saturation 55% or 40,000 gallons of new water per day for 18 - 20 months

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