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Author Townsend, Timothy G., author
Title Sustainable practices for landfill design and operation / by Timothy G. Townsend, Jon Powell, Pradeep Jain, Qiyong Xu, Thabet Tolaymat, Debra Reinhart
Imprint New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2015
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Descript 1 online resource (xix, 472 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Series Waste management principles and practice
Waste management principles and practice
Note CHAPTER 1.The Landfill's Role in Sustainable Waste Management -- CHAPTER 2.Waste and Landfill Fundamentals -- CHAPTER 3. Planning for Sustainable Landfilling Practices -- CHAPTER 4.State of Practice -- CHAPTER 5.Landfill Constituent Relationships and Dynamics -- CHAPTER 6.Moisture Supply and Conveyance -- CHAPTER 7.Systems for Surface Addition of Liquids -- CHAPTER 8. Buried Vertical Systems for Liquids Addition -- CHAPTER 9.Buried Horizontal Systems for Liquids Addition -- CHAPTER 10.Leachate Collection and Removal Systems (LCRS) -- CHAPTER 11. Leachate Control, Storage, and Treatment -- CHAPTER 12.Slope Stability -- CHAPTER 13.LFG -- CHAPTER 14.Landfill Air Addition -- CHAPTER 15.Operations -- CHAPTER 16.Tools and Techniques for Landfill Monitoring -- CHAPTER 17.Final Landfill Disposition -- CHAPTER 18.Economics
The management of municipal solid waste in many countries throughout the world has changed significantly over the past fifty years, with a shift from uncontrolled dumping or burning to complex systems that integrate multiple processes to recover materials or energy and provide containment to reduce environmental impacts. This volume, the first in the series Waste Management Principles, gives readers a comprehensive overview of advances in sustainable landfill design and operation. The authors developed this volume to serve as a tool for designers, regulators, and other parties interested in sustainable landfill practices and to be used in conjunction with fundamental design methodologies, location-specific regulations, new and emerging research results, and good engineering judgment. Dozens of graphs, figures, and tables provided throughout the text provide the designer with an excellent foundation to begin their analysis and apply the principles from this book to their site or facility. In like fashion, operational experiences are provided throughout, tying in the important underlying fundamental concepts (e.g., accelerated gas production after liquids addition) to critical operational considerations (e.g., how to effectively collect the additional gas that is produced) The body of work presented here results from the development of bioreactor landfill design guidelines for the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Risk Management Laboratory, along with the combined knowledge and experience of the authors pertaining to sustainable practices for design and operation of sanitary landfills
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Sanitary landfills
Sustainable design
Environment
Waste Management/Waste Technology
Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology
Environmental Management
Alt Author Powell, Jon, author
Jain, Pradeep, author
Xu, Qiyong, author
Tolaymat, Thabet, author
Reinhart, Debra, author
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