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ARF Disposal Group Reports

ARF Disposal Group Reports

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

Published 2013
Practical Methods for Measuring Landfill Methane Emissions and Cover Soil Oxidation
- This report was developed by the FY2013 Disposal Group Subscribers of SWANA's Applied Research Foundation to provide solid waste managers ...

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Options for Recycling Source-Separated Organics

This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on options for recycling the organic fraction of the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream. This research need, which was submitted by SCS Engineers ...

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The Long-Term Environmental Risks of Subtitle D Landfills

In 1991, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated new regulations for landfills used for the disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW). As the regulations were issued under Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and ...

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Waste Conversion Technologies

This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on waste conversion technologies (WCTs). This research need, which was submitted by the Metro Waste Authority of Des Moines, Iowa, and voted on ...

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The Long-Term Management and Care

This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on the long-term management and care of closed Subtitle D landfills. This research need, which was submitted by the City of Winston-Salem, North ...

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The Solid Waste Manager’s Guide to the Bioreactor Landfill

This report has been prepared to provide solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on the bioreactor landfill. A report entitled ¢wThe Solid Waste Manager¡¦s Guide to the Bioreactor Landfill¡ü was developed by the SWANA Applied ...

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Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Fiscal Year 2008 (FY2008) Disposal Group identified the issue of the benchmarking of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills as one of high importance to the group. The ARF Disposal Group felt that ...

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Landfill Gas Collection System Efficiencies

Landfill gas (LFG) is formed as a natural by-product 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. Recovery ...

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The Trend Toward Regional Privately-Owned Landfills

The purpose of this report is to document the trend toward the utilization of regional, privately-owned municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in the United States and to discuss the impacts of this trend on integrated solid waste management ...

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Landfill Airspace Utilization: Measurement and Management

Landfill airspace can be defined as the volume of space on a landfill site which is permitted for the disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW). This space is initially occupied by air which will eventually be displaced by the disposed waste — hence ...

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Moisture Measurement in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

The SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s Year 3 (FY2004) Disposal Group identified the issue of the measurement of moisture levels within municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills as one of high importance to the group. This technical memorandum has been ...

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Economic Analysis of Landfill Gas Turbines

Microturbines are a new type of combustion turbine that can be used in stationary power generation applications. Microturbines, which were originally developed in the aerospace industry to produce auxiliary power on aircraft, are typically about the ...

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Effectiveness of MSW Landfills in Controlling Releases

This report presents the findings of a year-long research project that investigated the effectiveness of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in controlling releases of heavy metals to the environment. In recent years, there has been a growing ...

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Cost-Effectiveness of Processing C&D Wastes

In 2001, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) was formed through the vision and commitment of a group of founding Subscriber organizations. The primary goal of the SWANA ARF is to advance the state-of-the-art of municipal solid waste ...

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Recycling and Disposal of Discarded Consumer Electronics

In 2001, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) was formed through the vision and commitment of a group of founding Subscriber organizations. The primary goal of the SWANA ARF is to advance the state of the art of municipal solid waste ...

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