Solar Landfills Returning with Geosynthetic Barriers

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The geosynthetics field had a brief foray into system-based, solar energy-generating landfill covers (2009 – 2012), but the waste management market was not fully ready for such a change. Still, the economic advantages of exposed and alternative capping systems (vs. traditional, thick, soil-covered caps) and the long-term performance indicators meant that it would probably not be too long before so... »

Watershed Moment: SWANA Recognizes ClosureTurf Installation

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Alpharetta, GA – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of major issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Landfill with the Silver Award for Landfill Remediation. As a result of the award, SWANA is recognizing the successful collaboration of Escambia County and the Florida Department of Environmental Protec... »

ClosureTurf™Landfill Installation Wins SWANA Award

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GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA – For its use of ClosureTurf™, an innovative alternative cover system, the Saufley Field Landfill in Pensacola, Florida recently received a national award from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). The Escambia County project was honored with a Silver Award for Landfill Remediation due to the use of this system over the landfill’s 22 acre site. The applic... »

LiteEarth Performance and Durability Proven Through Independent Testing

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Austin, Texas – The performance, durability and regulatory compliance of LiteEarth has been proven through a full spectrum of testing applicable to long-term closure of municipal solid waste (MSW), coal combustion residuals (CCR), mining and more. LiteEarth is a synthetic grass and EPDM geomembrane liner designed to close landfills, coal ash sites and other land reclamation projects. Each of the c... »