How composting and compost can optimize landfilling. Lechner, P; Heiss-Ziegler, C; Humer, M H.
Examines the potentials of composting and compost to minimize the effects of organic materials disposed in landfills. Increase in the atmospheric concentrations of methane; Requirements of compost quality for methane oxidation; Use of mechanical-biological pretreatment to accelerate decomposition.
Reducing greenhouse gases at landfills. Block, Dave.
Discusses technology, policy and regulatory developments affecting landfill management in relation to global climate change as of April 2000. Environmental benefits of recovering gas generated by decomposing garbage; Eliminating methane through in situ aerobic degradation; Role of composting in mitigating greenhouse gases.