Landfill Mining Florida

Guidance for Disturbance and Use of Old Closed Landfills ...

Oct 29, 2019· The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state's lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida's natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.

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From Garbage to Glass: Mining Landfills for New Materials ...

Nov 17, 2014· Although landfill mining is still in the preliminary study phase, Cornejo's research delivers a powerful message about future resource utilization that has many advantages, including: a reduction in environmentally-disruptive mining and related toxins; the presence of fewer landfills and waste dumps; the resourceful utilization of food waste; and the development of new materials with …

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reclamation mining process

Reclamation: Strategies and Stages - Florida Poly Reclamation is a regular part of the mining process. Reclamation planning begins before the phosphate ore is removed from the ground with the aim of either returning the mined-out site as closely as possible to its former condition or making it usable for some

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Solid Waste | Environmental Protection Division

The Solid Waste Management Program is organized into the following units: The Environmental Monitoring Unit is responsible for reviewing groundwater, surface water, methane monitoring, remediation, and corrective action plans and site suitability reports; analyzing groundwater, surface water, and methane monitoring data; and conducting compliance inspections for methane and groundwater ...

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Aerial Surveying for Governments and Municipalities ...

Florida Aerial Survey Technologies has a rich history of working with governments and municipalities. We have services them both directly and as a subcontractor for storm water management, landfill volume measurements, large earth works projects, and for beach re-nourishment as-built surveys.

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Case study of landfill reclamation at a Florida landfill ...

Jan 01, 2013· 1. Introduction. Municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill reclamation (also frequently referred to as landfill mining biomining) refers to the process of excavating previously disposed of materials from a landfill to recover metal, glass, plastic and other combustibles, soil and fine materials (referred to herein as reclaimed soil), and the landfill volume itself (Morelli, 1990).

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How Ocean County Landfill is preserving capacity through ...

Mar 02, 2021· Ryan says that although landfill mining is a process that requires commitments including manpower, time, equipment investment, dealing with permitting obstacles, and dedication to avoiding environmental issues and complaints from neighboring citizens, the process is one Ocean County Landfill Corp. has fully embraced.

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CEO 93-3 -- March 11, 1993 - ethics.state.fl.us

COUNTY'S LANDFILL MINING SPECIFICATIONS AND INVOLVED. IN BUSINESS ENTITIES OPERATING LANDFILLS IN OTHER STATES . To: Mr. Robert E. Fahey, Collier County Solid Waste Management Director (Naples) SUMMARY: No prohibited conflict of interest would be created under Sections 112.313(7)(a) or 112.313(8), Florida Statutes, where a County Solid Waste ...

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Landfill mining: objectives and assessment challenges ...

May 02, 2014· Landfill mining (LFM) is a new term for a commonly used approach of excavating landfilled waste in order to utilise the contained resources. The first project documented in the literature dates to the middle of the last century. Since then, major developments in technology, patterns of resource consumption, standards of living, the composition of landfilled waste and regulatory …

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Geotextile and Geomembrane Installer - COMANCO

Phosphate Mining. COMANCO started serving the Florida Phosphate Mining industry in 1989. Today, we are the first choice for phosphate producers who depend on our experience and knowledge of this industry.. COMANCO has gained over 30 years of experience in building and maintaining storage facilities for phosphate gypsum, a processing by-product.

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Digging Deep | Waste360

Feb 01, 2010· Facing a need to increase capacity at its Perdido Municipal Solid Waste Landfill without expanding the site's footprint, Escambia County, Fla., has launched an innovative on-site mining project.

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What's Banned in Landfills: A State-by-State Guide - Earth911

Nov 27, 2017· Landfill bans prevent you from bringing an item to a municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill; Mandatory recycling laws levy fines against you if you put the material in question in the garbage instead of the recycling bin; The good thing is that for any material that has been banned from landfills, the state has created a recycling market.

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Perdido Landfill - Escambia County, Florida

Perdido Landfill. 🗑️Please contact Escambia County Waste Services Department with questions at 850-937-2160. Hours: Residential: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Commercial: 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Will be operating normal hours during Zeta.

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Targeted as a Coal Ash Dumping Ground, This Georgia Town ...

Jun 28, 2017· Fossil Fuels Targeted as a Coal Ash Dumping Ground, This Georgia Town Fought Back When news spread that Republic Services planned to dump trainloads of …

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EVALUATION OF THE COLLIER COUNTY, FLORIDA LANDFILL MINING ...

Dec 22, 2005· This report describes the landfill mining process as demonstrated under the U.S. EPA, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory's Municipal Waste Innovative Technology Evaluation (MITE) Program by the Collier County (Florida) Solid Waste Management Department. Landfill mining is the recovery of useful resources (e.g., cover soil) from previously landfilled solid wastes. uring the two …

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Sustainable Practices for Landfill Design and Operation

A detailed discussion of landfill mining design and operation is also provided. Economics. ... Dr. Reinhart is the Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of Central Florida and has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts covering various facets of sustainable landfilling technology for more than 20 years.

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Escambia County rejects landfill mining project to expand ...

Jul 20, 2020· County staff found three examples of other counties conducting similar mining projects at their landfills, but the only recent example was in a $2.5 million project in Putnam County in 2014.

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Landfill Capacity Calculations | Florida Aerial Survey ...

Our pilots are spread across the state, able to get to most areas in Florida within 3 hours of driving and to the Caribbean in as little as a day. Our extensive knowledge of drone technology and aerial surveying ensures that your landfill capacity calculations come out accurate and complete.

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Florida county rejects $7.6M contract for landfill ...

Jul 20, 2020· Florida county rejects $7.6M contract for landfill expansion. The proposed contract planned to clear out and environmentally remediate a previously used area of the Perdido Landfill where the county intends to build a new landfill "cell" in a process known as landfill mining.

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Sustainable Approaches for Reuse and ... - SWANA Florida

Case Study 3 – Millersville Landfill (Maryland) Mining of former municipal solid waste landfill • Cell 1 East • Considered partial and full mining of 15-acre cell • Increase capacity for adjacent yard waste facility • Schematic Design Report ‒ Material recovery technologies ‒ Regulatory approvals ‒ Extent/volume of materials

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Evaluation of the Collier County, Florida landfill mining ...

Sep 01, 1993· The report describes the landfill mining process as demonstrated under the U.S. EPA, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory's Municipal Waste Innovative Technology Evaluation (MITE) Program by the Collier County (Florida) Solid Waste Management Department. Landfill mining is the recovery of useful ...

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Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic ...

Apr 06, 2021· Florida is the world's largest phosphate-producing area, according to the E.P.A., and accounts for about 80 percent of the nation's phosphate mining. The …

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Landfills - Collier County, FL (Dump Stations & Sanitation)

There are 2 Landfills in Collier County, Florida, serving a population of 356,774 people in an area of 1,999 square miles.There is 1 Landfill per 178,387 people, and 1 Landfill per 999 square miles.. In Florida, Collier County is ranked 27th of 67 counties in Landfills per capita, and 38th of 67 counties in Landfills per square mile.. List of Collier County Landfills

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LSC Environmental Products - Landfill Cover Systems ...

Our Landfill Cover Solution. With Posi-Shell®, what once took 11 hours of labor, 11 hours of machine time and 150 gallons of fuel now takes 1 hour of labor, 1 hour of machine time, and 15 gallons of fuel. Plus, you achieve a 20% increase in cell life. How would your operation benefit from a dramatic increase in production and cost savings ...

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EURELCO | EUROPEAN ENHANCED LANDFILL MINING …

EURELCO is an open, quadruple helix network that supports the required technological, legal, social, economic, environmental and organizational innovation with respect to Enhanced Landfill Mining within the context of a transition to a resource efficient, circular, low-carbon economy.

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Florida's Top 10 Toxic Pollution Problems

Apr 29, 2020· According to 2018, solid waste data from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Floridians generated approximately 37.4 million tons of solid waste in 2016. Increasing landfill space, cost, and contamination are a few of the challenges that local governments are facing. ... Phosphate mining is a primary industry in Florida and a ...

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Evaluation of the Collier County, Florida landfill mining ...

Sep 01, 1993· OSTI.GOV Technical Report: Evaluation of the Collier County, Florida landfill mining demonstration. Final report

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Mining Landfills - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

At that point, landfill mining primarily for the purpose of recovering strategic metals will become more prevalent. Costs. When considering the economic viability of landfill mining, it is important to note that the size of the landfill is crucial (Webb, 2010). In total, soil excavation, screening, testing and deposition account for 80% of the ...

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The "sustainable landfill" becomes a reality | Waste ...

May 01, 2010· For example, the Perdido MSW landfill in Escambia County, Florida, recently undertook an innovative on-site mining project. As a result of waste mining and materials recovery, the landfill will be able to operate for an additional 26 years. The expected benefits at these type of sites include:

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Landfill mining: is this the next big thing in recycling ...

Oct 07, 2021· Enhanced landfill mining is also relevant for municipal solid waste. In this case landfill mining separates waste into directly recyclable materials (glass, plastic, metals, aggregates) and a refuse-derived fuel fraction, which is further converted into high-added-value products.

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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL …

LAND DIVISION - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM DIVISION 13 1400 Coliseum Boulevard Montgomery, Alabama 36110 (334) 271-7700 CITE AS ADEM Admin. Code r. 335-13-x-.xx REVISED EFFECTIVE: February 15, 2021 . i ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT LAND DIVISION - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM

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Landfill Mining - EnviroAlternatives

Landfills are packed full of value. Landfill Mining Preserving Resources through Integrated Sustainable Management of Waste Technical Brief from the World Resource Foundation Introduction. History. Status. Collier County, FL. Barre, MA. Bethlehem, NH. Edinburg, NY Lancaster, PA. Thompson, CT Accelerated Decomposition. Technology Design Excavation.

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Project and Landfill Data by State | US EPA

Oct 07, 2021· LMOP tracks key data for landfill gas (LFG) energy projects and municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in the United States. The LMOP Landfill and Landfill Gas Energy Database (LMOP Database) contains information about projects in various stages such as planning, under-construction, operational and shutdown, and is also a data repository for more than 2,600 MSW landfills.

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