Waste Technologies Revolution

Unfashionable Talk About Landfills

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Waste Technologies Revolution
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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 with European targets for adoption of waste minimization, re-use and recycling, and implementing “new” waste technologies to process waste sustainably in huge waste facilities, this can be seen as much more interesting. Sanitary landfilling in contrast, has changed little in the last 10 years or more with no significant new legislation since the EU landfill Directive. No wonder that is has become deeply unfashionable subject.

Few people are writing about the waste management of landfills, yet so many landfills remain in operation. also, we should not forget that the ever increasing stock of closed landfills continues to grow, and to require expert management.

So, “The Landfill Site Web Site” will not be deterred by unfashionable subjects, and will continue to provide information on all aspects of landfilling, trash and garbage!

This website started in 2000 when the UK set out its plans to “Waste Not Want Not”. The UK government began implementation in 2003, and with massive investment in waste processing facilities, has now changed the nature of waste management in the UK, so much that in 2013 for the first time ever, more waste was recycled than was sent to landfill.

How long will it take to reduce landfill to becoming history? We don't know, but come back here again! The IPPTS Landfill Site Website will be covering developments as they unfold – right here!

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