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Food Waste Diversion Programs & Their Impacts on MSW Systems

Published April, 2016 - This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on food waste diversion programs and their impacts on municipal solid waste (MSW) systems.

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Alternative Cover Systems for MSW Landfills

Published 2014
"This topic is indirectly related to the topic of subsidence impacts on final cover systems. Due to significant settling that can occur during the early years of the post-closure care period, landfill managers often ...

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On-Site Treatment of Landfill Leachate

Published 2014
On-Site Treatment of Landfill Leachate

This report has been prepared to provide landfill managers with up-to-date information on conventional and advanced treatment processes that can be utilized for on-site ...

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Practical Methods for Measuring Landfill Methane Emissions

This report was developed by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation FY2013 Disposal Group to provide solid waste managers with informationabout practical methods for measuring the landfill surface emissions and cover soil oxidation of landfill gas. ...

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Options for Recycling Source-Separated Organics

This report provides solid waste managers with information about recycling the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (MSW). This topic was submitted by SCS Engineers and selected by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 ...

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The Long-Term Environmental Risks of Subtitle D Landfills

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the long-term management and care of closed Subtitle D landfills. This topic was submitted by the City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and voted on for selection by the SWANA Applied ...

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Waste Conversion Technologies

This report provides solid waste managers with information on waste conversion technologies (WCTs). This research topic was submitted by the Metro Waste Authority of Des Moines, Iowa, and selected by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation's Fiscal ...

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The Long-Term Management of Closed Subtitle D Landfills

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the long-term management and care of closed Subtitle D landfills. This topic was submitted by the City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and voted on for selection by the SWANA Applied ...

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The Solid Waste Manager’s Guide to the Bioreactor Landfill

This report provides solid waste managers with information on the bioreactor landfill. The first report was developed by the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Disposal Group in 2002. Since then, a number of important developments have ...

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

This report presents the results of a two-year effort to develop a municipal solid waste (MSW) Landfills Benchmark database. This report was prepared by SWANA ARF staff with input and guidance provided by the ARF Disposal Group Subscribers in Fiscal ...

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Landfill Gas Collection System Efficiencies

Landfill gas (LFG) is formed as a natural byproduct of the decomposition of wastes in landfills. To recover its energy value and minimize its pollutant emissions, many landfill managers have installed LFG recovery and utilization systems. This ...

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The Trend Toward Regional Privately-Owned Landfills

Recent trends indicate that many aspects of solid waste management are being shifted from the public sector to the private. The purpose of this report is to document the trend toward privatization of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in the ...

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Landfill Airspace Utilization: Measurement and Management

Landfill airspace is the volume of space on a landfill site permitted for disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW). Landfill airspace is depleted by waste. Landfill airspace represents a community resource to be wisely and economically used. The ...

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Landfill Stormwater Runoff Standards

This research memorandum was prepared for the Applied Research Foundation’s Year 4 Disposal Group to provide information about landfill stormwater runoff discharge standards. This research was based on investigation as well as survey responses from ...

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Moisture Measurement in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Year 3 (FY2004) Disposal Group identified measurement of moisture levels within municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills as highly important. This technical memorandum was developed by SWANA Applied Research ...

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Economic Analysis of Landfill Gas Turbines

In 2003, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Disposal Group identified the economic feasibility of recovering landfill gas using microturbine technology as a highly important topic. Microturbines are a new type of combustion turbine that can be ...

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Effectiveness of MSW Landfills in Controlling Releases

This report provides information regarding the effectiveness of MSW landfills in controlling releases of heavy metals to the environment. The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Disposal Group summarizes and documents data, findings, and conclusions ...

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Cost-Effectiveness of Processing C&D Wastes

In fiscal year (FY) 2002, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) Disposal Group researched the cost-effectiveness of processing construction and demolition (C&D) waste and examined markets for recovered C&D materials.

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Recycling and Disposal of Discarded Consumer Electronics

In fiscal year (FY) 2002, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) Disposal Group researched the state-of-the-art and current research findings for recycling and disposal of discarded consumer electronics.

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

This 2017 update to the SWANA Applied Research Foundation 2008 Disposal Group report updates operational metrics and supports landfill owners and operators in their ongoing efforts to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

This 2017 update to the SWANA Applied Research Foundation 2008 Disposal Group report is now available free to SWANA members ($99 for non-members).