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Gases from Landfills

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All landfills should use the gases from landfills. This is done by installing gas collection systems to avoid as far as is reasonable the emission of methane. Methane is a strong “greenhouse gas”. It produces more than 20 times the global warming effect of carbon dioxide. “Landfill gas is a complex mix of different gases […]

Landfill Gas Collection Systems Defined – UK Facts and Myths

A landfill collection system shown in 3D cut-away style. By US EPA - LMOP (US EPA - LMOP) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Go no further to read all about landfill gas collection systems. LFG collection systems are defined in the next section, followed by a UK landfill gas collection history. Those are the facts, now for the myths! If you scroll further down on this page we explain┬ásome myths about Landfill Gas Collection Systems, and a truth. […]

Landfill Gas Extraction Well Design – An Introduction

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It is important that all landfill gas extraction wells (also known as gas extraction boreholes) are designed carefully in accordance with best practice. In this article we have tried to identify the most important aspect of design. We also recommend the United Kingdom reader to consult the UK Environment Agency Publication, “Guidance on the Management […]

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