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A History of Landfill Leachate

A History of Landfill Leachate

How leachate is a very recent problem, and how it has been solved for the present generation. But, at what cost in the future?

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Are you worried about damage to the environment in the future from all that leachate
sitting in old landfills?

The alternative is to STOP landfilling as soon as possible by recycling almost everything.

The engineering methods used by the waste management industry to do that
and achieve close to “ZERO WASTE”  are known as the “New Waste Technologies”.

For more information on the New Waste Technologies click here.

MBT waste processing leachate a waste of money

Leachate Quality from Landfilled MBT Waste and Why MBT is an Unjustified Waste of Money

In a research project completed on behalf of the UK Environment Agency data was collected data and leachates were sampled from EU landfills that had received imports of MSOR (Mechanically Sorted Organic Refuse) and Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) wastes, several years ago. The results of the sampling exercise were analysed for, the presence of trace […]

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membrane bioreactor

How a Membrane Bioreactor is Used to Treat Landfill Leachate

In principle, a membrane bioreactor combines biological treatment with a separation process using microfiltration membranes. A Membrane Bioreactor consists of a reactor tank and a microfiltration unit. In the reactor, the micro-organisms (mostly bacteria) transform dissolved polluted matter into biomass, and ammoniacal nitrogen (“ammonia”) into nitrate. Thus biodegradable organic pollutants are eliminated by the bioreactor […]

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leachate recirculation in a landfill

Leachate Recirculation Practise and Views

To the site operator leachate recirculation would certainly appear like commonsense as some of the leachate recirculated will be taken in by the waste and not re-appear. The leachate will gain some treatment – especially a significant reduction in BOD and COD by anaerobic digestion within a methanogenic landfill. In addition, if leachate is being […]

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Landfill Leachate Composition

Landfill leachate composition for United Kingdom Landfills was first published in the Waste Management Papers published by the UK Department of Environment. Waste Management Paper 26 contains the most recent table of Landfill Leachate Composition before the WMP series was superseded by later documents, notably the DoE’s Leachate Report of 1995. However, the original table, […]

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Anaerobic Digestion of Landfill Leachate for Energy Generation: Pipe-Dream or an Opportunity?

Anaerobic digestion is becoming increasingly popular in this age of high energy prices, and many more people are realising that whereas aerobic treatment systems consume large amounts of expensive energy, anaerobic digestion is a process which does the opposite. In fact it produces a net energy output.   It is not surprising therefore, that many […]

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Free Trade Effluent Charges Calculator Download

Download our FREE time saving calculator which is intended for use for trade effluent discharge cost assessments for England, Wales and Northern Ireland in respect of sewer discharges. The Free Trade Effluent Charges Calculator software will be useful for anyone making an industrial effluent discharge to a sewer, and who wants to know how much […]

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