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List of Old Landfill Sites Going Solar – Solar Landfills

Many old landfill sites are going solar so we thought we would create a list of 10 recent examples of landfill sites going solar, which have in the News, over the past 6 months. They are being made into what we call “Solar Landfills”, and its great news for the environment because solar energy is […]

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Sad and Shocking Bodies Dumped in Landfills in the Last 10 Years

The following bodies and body parts have been dumped in landfills in the last 10 years. Unfortunately, sad things happen, and then he remains have to be disposed of in the best way possible in the circumstances. Sometimes, animals die and are not suitable for using for food production, or rendering down for other uses. Also, when […]

Duty of Care and making sure to comply

The Skip Hire Operator’s Duty of Care (UK)

Duty of Care (UK) Requirements for Skip Hire Service Companies Many nations suffer fly tipping problems and the UK response has been to introduce a legal duty of care on the originator of waste. We have all seen documentaries and information about “rogue” waste traders. Be aware that if you are a commercial trader producing […]

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List of UK Landfill Leachate Extraction & Pumping Systems Contractors

The following companies are UK specialist Landfill Leachate Extraction and Pumping Systems Contractors. Most work throughout the UK, and some will provide quotations for leachate treatment plants as well as the collection systems which will feed leachate to a central location for disposal or treatment: [box]Viridian Systems Limited,Unit 39, Wirral Business Park, Birkenhead, Wirral CH4 […]

Home waste concern

Is Home Waste Collection Frequency a Serious Problem? The Waste Concern Solution

Is Your Home Waste Collection Becoming a Serious Problem/ Waste Concern? Real Life Solutions to Waste and Recycling Problems Is the frequency of your home waste collection service causing you problems? Is a fortnightly or weekly collection just too long to wait, for your needs? Food packaging, garden waste, product packaging, boxes, nappies, food waste, […]

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Reducing Carbon Emissions from Landfill and Carbon Credit Trading

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Landfill is important to reduce the impact of waste disposal on climate change, the  Carbon Credit Trading scheme has been introduced to help the poorer countries fund this change. It is all about methane. Methane, the second most prevalent greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide, is emitted in large quantities from modern […]

Waste Technologies Revolution

Unfashionable Talk About Landfills

It the developed nations it seems to be unfashionable to talk and write about landfills. The world has moved on and wants to talk about all those new technological developments which can turn waste into chic recycled goods, into energy to power our cars, fertilizer to grow food, and more. With the UK in step […]