compaction

Compactonomics – Part 4

Compactonomics – Part 4 By Neal Bolton   This 4-part blog series will cover the basics of landfill compaction and discuss how to maximize the operation of this very important piece of heavy equipment. Did you miss part 3? Read it here. Studying and Increasing Compaction Does this mean that many landfill managers sacrifice density in exchange for a short-term payback? Yep. Does this...

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Running Out of Airspace?

Why do so many landfill managers/owners list liner construction as one of their most significant costs… yet put so little effort into finding ways to make the existing airspace last as long as possible? Usually it’s because they don’t know how to do it. It’s a simple fact: the more trash you can squeeze into your landfill, the longer it will last. One of the best ways to do this is to make sure...

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