Chapter 15. Landfill Systems, Sanitary Landfilling of Solid Wastes, and Long-Term Problems with Leachate

  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hans-Joachim Jördening3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Winter4
  1. Kai-Uwe Heyer1 and
  2. Rainer Stegmann2

Published Online: 26 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604286.ch15

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

How to Cite

Heyer, K.-U. and Stegmann, R. (2004) Landfill Systems, Sanitary Landfilling of Solid Wastes, and Long-Term Problems with Leachate, in Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications (eds H.-J. Jördening and J. Winter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604286.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Technische Chemie, Abt. Technologie der Kohlenhydrate, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Langer Kamp 5, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 4

    Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Am Fasanengarten, Postfach 6980, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ingenieurbüro für Abfallwirtschaft, Bleicherweg 6, 21073 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Arbeitsbereich Abfallwirtschaft, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Harburger Schloßstr. 37, 21079 Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305858

Online ISBN: 9783527604289

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Keywords:

  • environmental biotechnology;
  • concepts and applications;
  • landfill systems;
  • sanitary landfilling of solid wastes;
  • long-term problems with leachate;
  • biochemical processes;
  • leachate control strategies;
  • controlled reduction of leachate emissions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biochemical Processes in Sanitary Landfills

    • Aerobic Degradation Phases

    • Anaerobic Degradation Phases

    • Factors Affecting Leachate Composition

      • Waste Composition

      • Water Balance

      • Landfill Age

  • Sanitary Landfilling and Leachate Control Strategies

    • Leachate Problems in Landfills

    • Sanitary Landfilling and Legal Requirements

    • Control of Waste Input and Pretreatment before Deposition

    • Control of Water Input and Surface Sealing Systems

    • Control of Leachate Discharge into the Environment and Base Sealing Systems

    • Leachate Treatment

    • Environmental Monitoring

  • Long-term Problems with Leachate

    • Lysimeter Tests in Landfill Simulation Reactors (LSR)

    • Prognosis of Periods of the Long-Term Time Course of Emissions

  • Controlled Reduction of Leachate Emissions

    • In Situ Stabilization for the Closing and Aftercare of Landfills

    • Technical Methods for Water Infiltration and Effects on Leachate

    • Aerobic In Situ Stabilization and Effects on Leachate Contamination

  • References