Category Archives: Landfill Gas to Energy
Landfill gas to energy, the benefits of converting CH4 to energy.
Landfill gas has been shown to create a carbon negative change in the environment when items that in landfills biodegrade. Many companies and “trade associations” are trying to market ideas which say landfills do not biodegrade. The Environmental Protection Agency has released information that assures citizens that 69% of the...Read more
Federal Requirements Under Subtitle D of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for Landfill Gas Migration Control Since October 1979, federal regulations promulgated under Subtitle D of RCRA— which regulates the siting, design, construction, operation, monitoring, and closure of MSW landfills—have required controls on migration of methane in landfill gas....Read more
This chapter provides basic information about landfill gas—what it is composed of, how it is produced, and the conditions that affect its production. It also provides information about how landfill gas moves and travels away from the landfill site. Finally, the chapter presents an overview of the types of landfills...Read more
Creative use of landfill gas (LFG) includes heating greenhouses, producing electricity and heat in cogeneration applications, firing brick kilns, supplying high–Btu pipeline-quality gas, fueling garbage trucks, and providing fuel to chemical and automobile manufacturing. Projects range from small–scale community–driven...Read more