AREAS OF INTEREST
Controlling Landfill Sites
Researching and raising awareness about the negative effects of uncontrolled open waste dumps on the environment.
Promoting good garbage discharge, and leachate and methane gas management practices.
We live in a time of rapid urbanization and population growth. But this growth comes with challenges that impact on humanity and the environment. Billions of tons of municipal waste (and greenhouse gas) covers landfill sites, floods our oceans and destroys the environment each year. This is a challenge that government and all of society must work together to address.Read More
There does exist a world where global waste trade benefits importing and exporting country equity. To reach this state of equity, governments worldwide will have to work together to ensure systems are not overwhelmed and within their own nations to manage as much solid as possible adequately and sustainably.Read More
Leachate is a hazardous by-product of landfills, rich in ammonia and organic material. If it is not properly managed, it can lead to both surface and groundwater contamination. One of the substances which need to be removed from leachate is nitrogen.Read More
Landfill gas is a product that is released during the fermentation of organic substances under anaerobic conditions (without oxygen). It is a high-energy fuel that can substitute fossil fuel. Depending upon the landfill design, as well as waste composition, compaction, moisture and several other factors, landfills are available to collect and use this valuable renewable […]Read More