Publication Summary

Technologies and Management Practices for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Landfills (200-2008-0001)




Solid Waste Facilities/Operations
Solid Waste Facilities/Operations


This contracted report from the California Integrated Waste Management Board is designed primarily as a guidance document for landfill operators and regulators . It provides recommended technologies and management practices for reducing landfill gas (LFG) emissions through improved landfill design, construction, operation, and closure. The report evaluates the effects changes in landfill practices may have in reducing LFG emissions. It includes discussions on each technology and management options for applicability, cost, and overall effectiveness in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.