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- Keeping a lid on odor. Merrill, Lynn // Waste Age;Apr99, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p80
Focuses on odor control in refuse disposal facilities in the United States. Key considerations in constructing a waste disposal facility; Ventilation systems which can help contain odors; Control of odor from outdoor facilities.
- Longer Life For Biofilters. Goldstein, Nora // BioCycle;Jul99, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p62
Gives advice on how to use biofilter odor control systems at composting facilities. Biofilter media; Temperature and humidity control. INSET: Boost for the Biofilter.
- Air Handling Holds Key To Odor Management. Accortt, Joseph; Krause, Richard; Rynk, Robert // BioCycle;Oct2001, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p54
Provides information on the airflow management scheme used at a compost plant in Cobb County, Georgia, to control odor emissions. Details on the flow of materials at the compost plant; Information on how the air handling system works; Use of biofilters to treat the exhaust air from the...
- Getting to Know Your Landfill Gas Collection and Control System. Clark, Bruce; Cooper, Dan; Hansen, Gregory; Guilbeault, Ken // Waste Age Expert Blog;9/26/2011, p5
The article offers information on gas collection and control systems (GCCS). GCCS, a major component for most sanitary landfills, has the capacity to control odor, non-methanogenic organic compound and migration. The two basic components of CGGS are blower flare station (BFS), an equipment that...
- Breaking Down the Risks of Composting Organics in Industry. Alexander, Ron // MSW Management;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p66
Provides information on several errors that contribute to the failure of developing an organic waste composting facility. Overall design of a composting facility; Odor and odor control systems; Waste characteristics and controlling facility inputs.
- Residents get legal aid in stink battle with Thames. // Utility Week;9/9/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the legal aid won by a group of residents of Hounslow, England for their court battle against Thames Water over the foul odour emitted by its sewage treatment facilities in the area. Implications of the case for residents living near sewage treatment facilities; Background on the case.
- WB uses carbon credits for sewage methane emission reduction in Bolivia. // Waterlines;Jul2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p29
The article reports that an emissions reductions purchase agreement has been signed by the Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF), which is managed by the World Bank, and the sanitation and wastewater treatment cooperative Saguapac in Bolivia. The agreement will order Saguapac to install a...
- Accounting for solid waste land-fill costs according to GASB-18. Brady, Thomas J.; Fioriti, Andrew A. // Ohio CPA Journal;Jun94, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p53
Discusses Government Accounting Standards Board's (GASB) Statement No. 18 Accounting for Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Closure and Postclosure Care Costs. Effectivity date; Elements to be considered in the estimated total current cost of municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLF) closure and...
- N.Y. debates bottle bill. Defendis, Megan // Waste News;12/22/97, Vol. 3 Issue 32, p23
Reports that public and private sector officials debated whether New York state's bottle deposit law is redundant, as a consequence to curbside recycling programs. Comments from Meg Morris, chairwoman of the Federation of New York Solid Waste Associations; Reference to a symposium that took...