Characterization of Fine Fractions from Landfill Mining - A Case Study of a Landfill Site in Belgium
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2018)
In general terms, landfill mining (LFM) and enhanced landfill mining (ELFM) aim for the mitigation of the pollution originating from landfill sites, reduction of aftercare and closure costs, land reclaim in urban areas, material recovery and, among many others, regaining landfill capacity.

Mine It Or Leave It - Integrating Landfilled Material Stocks Into Modern Resource Classification Frameworks
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2018)
As an integral part of holistic resource planning strategies, the efficient use of resources, including urban mining, recycling and re-use of waste, has received increasing attention in Europe.

Project Report of the MBT Jiangsu – Hightech Waste Processing for China
© Wasteconsult international (5/2017)
While recycling is a standard practice in the West, China’s MSW management is still focused on incineration and landfill.

Circular Economy in the U.S.: Business Opportunities for European Vendors of Recycling and Waste Conversion Technology
© Wasteconsult international (5/2017)
Simply for its sheer size, the American waste management market is a worthwhile target for export-oriented manufacturers and know-how providers.

Materials recovery facilities: how legal government units (LGUs) address wastes build up in open dumpsites
© WTERT Asia (4/2017)
Slides from the presentation

A New Methodical Approach for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Related to MSW Landfills in Russia
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2016)
Nowadays, the most widespread method of MSW disposal in Russia is landfilling, using the most primitive landfilling technology. On an average, only 3-4 % of municipal solid waste is recycled, but the majority of waste is taken to dumps — there are about 11 thousand in Russia with an area of more than 11,000 hectares of land. About 82 billion tons of waste is buried in them. This fact requires that a full-fledged and accurate assessment of this activity and its influence on Environment has to be carried out before its implementation.

Plastics Recycling and Energy Recovery Activities in Poland – Current Status and Development Prospects –
© TK Verlag - Fachverlag fĂĽr Kreislaufwirtschaft (9/2016)
The waste disposal system in Poland is one of the least advanced in Europe. Despite great efforts over the last 20 years municipal waste landfilling has only reduced from 95 percent in 1991 to 73 percent in 2010. This still means that millions of tonnes of post-consumer waste continue to be landfilled.

Comparison of MBT plants with and without upstream Anaerobic Digestion (AD) in terms of moisture Management and achievement of landfill disposal criteria
© Wasteconsult international (6/2015)
In waste industry the trend has developed to treat municipal solid waste (MSW) within an anaerobic digestion process. For this purpose MBT plants with an upstream AD plant were built. In the context of plant monitoring and trials one MBT with AD and one MBT without AD were examined and compared to determine the impact of the AD process. For this, the plant operation, especially the moisture management, the compliance of the landfill criteria and also the economic efficiency of the MBT were investigated.

MBT demonstration project in Tunisia
© Wasteconsult international (5/2015)
Tunisian waste is rich in organic and hence fairly wet. This causes technical Problems and adverse environmental effects when landfilled. But next to the formation of leachate and landfill gas also operation problems were observed especially at pit landfills because of unsufficient drainage of the leachate which resulted in situations that the whole waste is soaked with leachate and hence the mechanical stability is reduced. The main objective of the pilot test was to prove that the PMB is a feasible solution for the conditions in Tunisia and an adequate option to overcome some of the Problems mentioned above.

MBT Ljubljana: In Slovenia arises one of the largest and most modern plants in Europe
© Wasteconsult international (5/2015)
The new MBT in Slovenia’s capital gets ready to become one of the largest and most modern waste treatment plants in Europe. It will produce biogas, recover heat and power as well as SRF and other recyclable products while avoiding landfilling. The new facility is implemented into the existing waste management centre of Ljubljana.

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