The EPA's Landfill Methane Outreach Program has 1,100 partners who tap into varied supports, sometimes to develop first-of-a-kind projects that have gone on to serve as industry models.
Waste Management is purchasing a landfill in Saratoga County, N.Y., from Finch Paper, which has owned the landfill since 2013.
As of December 2017, the facility has resumed operations after upgrades were completed to improve the facility’s performance and enhance fire detection, prevention and response.
Most of the waste, which can be shred to one- or two-inch pieces, goes to cement kilns or lime kilns to burn with coal or oil.
A look back at the most popular stories posted to Waste360 in 2017.
The occupation of refuse and recyclable material collector remains the fifth-most dangerous private sector job in the U.S.
The mitigation system involves a trench and vents.