SIDON, Lebanon: Local residents of Sidon welcomed Tuesday the completion of a yearlong project to transform the city's notorious "trash mountain" into a modern landfill
and, eventually, a public park.
He joined Modern Landfill
in 1996 as general manager.
Open, burning dumps on the edge of town were a common sight and public health officials led the move toward setting the standards that would eventually lead to the modern landfill
The company is a pioneer in modern landfill
technology: 20 years of experience and over 125 landfill operations nationwide.
CENTRAL -- FR&S Landfill, Berks County; Modern Landfill
, York County.
While it is true that older landfills are not as well designed as modern landfills
and, therefore, carry a higher risk of causing a public health problem, curbside recycling will do nothing to address that issue.
In Hong Kong, Swire SITA operates WENT and NENT, two of the largest and most modern landfills
in the world.
As to prevention, the non-profit public health and safety agency, NSF International, urges individuals to not use their toilets or sinks to dispose of unused medications and to opt for the garbage instead; most modern landfills
are lined to keep such contaminants inside.
landfills, it appears that many used electronics end up in countries without either modern landfills
or with considerably less protective environmental regulations.
In addition, it also appears that geosynthetics are the primary construction material required to accomplish current designs at modern landfills