Solid Waste Landfilling: Processes, Technology, And Environmental Impacts by Raffaello CossuSolid Waste Landfilling: Processes, Technology, And Environmental Impacts by Raffaello Cossu

Solid Waste Landfilling: Processes, Technology, And Environmental Impacts

byRaffaello Cossu, Rainer Stegmann

Hardcover | March 1, 2018

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Solid Waste Landfilling: Processes, Technology and Environmental Impactsprovides interdisciplinary information on the concepts, processes and various technologies for promoting stabilization and minimizing environmental impacts in landfills. The book starts with the methods of pre-treatment of waste, and then continues through long-term aftercare and remediation. As the main challenges in waste management are the reduction and proper treatment of waste and the appropriate use of waste streams, the book satisfies the needs of a modern landfill, covering waste pre-treatment, in situ treatment, long-term behavior, closure, aftercare, environmental impact and sustainability.

The book is written for practitioners who need specific information on the options available for landfill construction and operation, but also addresses the needs of those who are concerned about the possible return of these sites to landscapes and their subsequent uses for future generations.



  • Includes input by international contributors from a vast number of disciplines
  • Provides worldwide approaches and technologies
  • Showcases the interdisciplinary nature of the topic
  • Focuses on sustainability, covering the lifecycle of landfills under the concept of minimizing environmental impact
  • Presents knowledge of the legal framework and economic aspects of landfilling
  • Features editors who are key researchers on landfilling, and who organize the annual Sardinia Symposium, the most renowned symposium in waste management
Raffaello Cossu is Full Professor in Waste Management and Dean of the Environmental Engineering School at Padova University. He is Chairman of "Sardinia" International Symposia on Waste Management and Landfilling, and Venice Symposium on Biomass and waste to energy; Co-chairman of Crete Conference on Hazardous waste. Dr. Cossu is Past ...
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Title:Solid Waste Landfilling: Processes, Technology, And Environmental ImpactsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 1, 2018Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124077218

ISBN - 13:9780124077218

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Table of Contents

1. General Aspects 2. Landfill Concepts 3. Processes 4. Ex-Situ Treatments 5. Geotechnical Aspects 6. Landfill Hydraulic Aspects 7. Liner Systems 8. Drainage Systems 9. Gas Management 10. Leachate Management 11. Topcovers 12. Leachate Recirculation 13. Planning and Design 14. Sustainable Landfilling 15. Operation 16. Aftercare and Afteruse 17. Environmental Impacts 18. Uncontrolled Emissions 19. Remediation 20. Special Waste Landfilling 21. Economic Aspects