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How Many Landfills are There?

To ask how many landfills there are is an interesting question, but not a quick one to answer. It may be answered as a question at the national level of “how many landfills in my country” and we will do that for a number of countries in the sections that follow, but first, we will […]

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Microplastics Pollution the Threat of Plastic to Humans and Global Ocean Life

In this article, you will find out about microplastics pollution the threat of plastic which now exists to humans and global ocean life. On This Page: What is Microplastics Pollution? Where Microplastics can be found Nanoplastics Plastics Primary and secondary microplastics Breaking the Plastic Wave Confronting Ocean Plastic Pollution Microplastic Pollution in Deep-Sea Sediments From […]

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Pipe Flange Basics, Uses and Types

Pipe Flange Basics, Uses and Types: Piping applications require a lot of joining and connections as oftentimes, you cannot have a straight pipe from end to end. At some point, pipes have to be connected to something; a piece of equipment, a valve, or any other component. To make these connections, you require a joining method. […]

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The Basics of Hydroforming and Metal Fabrication

The Basics of Hydroforming and Metal Fabrication: In every working environment and household, metal determines the way we operate. From light fittings to appliances to utensils, desk tools, and chairs, metal is a stabilizer that makes our day-to-day conveniences possible. What is Hydroforming? This is a process of manufacturing different shapes of malleable metals like […]

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The Problem of Expansive Soils

The Problem of Expansive Soils: When building or buying a new house, property owners usually obsess over style, furniture, gardens, pools – but they can forget one critical factor: the soil. Expansive soils can cause damage to buildings. Research has shown that one in four houses in the US has been somehow affected by this. […]

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UK Landfill Tax Regulations – Effects and the Rate for 2021

UK Landfill Tax Regulations first came into being on October 1, 1996, when the United Kingdom government imposed a landfill levy on trash disposal in landfills. The tax’s goal was, and continues to be, to encourage businesses and consumers to produce less trash, dispose of less garbage in landfills, and recover more value from trash […]

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Small-Scale Separators for Dairy Farms and AD Plants

New Small-Scale Separator is Big on Results Following the success of its acclaimed Separators since their launch in 2016, Borger has released a new, affordable, 25 m³/h model, suitable for dairy farmers with herds of up to 150 – and for small-scale biogas operators. The launch of this compact new Bioselect RC 25 Small-Scale Slurry Separators (which […]

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Landfill Site Environmental Resource Centres

Children (and Adults!) benefit from visits to landfill site environmental resource centres, where facilities are provided free of charge for school groups and members of the public to learn about the environment of landfills, and what happens to their waste. Landfills traditionally have a reputation as unpleasant places, but many modern landfills are throwing off […]

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How “Waste Management Licensing” Became “Environmental Permitting” in the UK

This is the story of how the old UK “Waste Management Licensing” regulations were repealed and EU IPPC regulations were implemented and called “Environmental Permitting” in the UK. “One Stop Shop” for UK Environmental Regulation A so-called, “One Stop Shop” for the environmental regulation of sites operated by the waste management industry in the UK, […]

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Soil Washing Treatment of Contaminated Land

Soil washing has become an important method for cleaning up contaminated land. It was first propelled into the mainstream as a process for this purpose in the UK in 2004. The reason for this was that the summer of 2004 saw the implementation of EU Landfill Directive requirements in the UK. The implementation of EU […]

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Börger FL1036 Pumps Avoid Wasted Biogas Feedstock Trips

At first sight, this headline sounds impossible, and we admit that at first, we thought how could  Börger FL1036 Pumps (or anybody else’s for that matter!) avoid wasted Biogas Feedstock trips – or trips to anywhere at all! But this is perfectly possible and highly environmentally beneficial while saving the operator a lot of transport cost. The […]

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The Skip Hire Operator’s Duty of Care (UK) – Updated Legal Framework

Skip Hire operator’s Duty of Care (UK) requirements for Skip Hire Service Companies are poorly understood by the public and even by some skip hire companies and other waste transport operators. Why the UK’s Duty of Care Regulations Were Introduced for the Transport Sector Most nations suffer fly-tipping problems and the UK response has been […]

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

Are you suffering from infrequent Council household (or home) waste collections of two weeks wait or longer? Do you want to forget about the hassle of separating out recyclable materials? If so, and you are in the UK you can arrange for your own waste collection service, and have a collection weekly or even more […]

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Landfill Birds and Bird Control at Landfill Sites – New Solutions and Old

Bird control at landfill sites is an important aspect of landfill management. If not controlled, birds become frequent visitors to landfill sites. Landfill birds can be raucous, ravenous mess-makers that long overstay their welcome. The ever-rising amount of food waste in the landfills of many affluent countries can result in a bird population boom. This […]

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What is a Landfill Liner? Geomembrane Linings Explained

Landfill linings are physical barrier systems intended to, as far as possible, prevent the escape of water and gases out of the body of the landfilled waste. A Landfill Liner is placed at the bottom and sides of modern landfills and are continuously welded to as far as possible provide a watertight seal. They are […]