Search for dissertations about: "European Landfill Directive"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words European Landfill Directive.

  1. 1. Modern landfill leachates – quality and treatment

    Author : Hanna Modin; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Heavy metals; European Landfill Directive; Biodegradation; Landfill leachate; Leaching tests; Multivariate data analysis; Organic matter; Sorption filters;

    Abstract : Waste management in Europe has changed, mainly as a result of stricter regulations, most notably the European Landfill Directive 1999/31/EC. In Sweden, landfill tax and a ban on the landfilling of waste with total organic carbon content over 10 % have diverted large amounts of waste from landfills. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landfills and glass dumpsites as future bank accounts of resources – waste characterization and trace elements extraction

    Author : Yahya Jani; William Hogland; Monica Odlare; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Landfill mining; metals extraction; glass dumpsites; hazardous waste; chemical extraction; reduction-melting; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Environmental pollution and health threats as well as scarcity of raw materials, water, food and energy are among the main challenges our world are now facing. Simultaneously, landfills and open dumpsites still are the dominant global waste disposal option even with their long term environmental impacts in case of greenhouse gases and contaminated leachates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Solid waste and the water enviroment in the new European Union perspective

    Author : Marcia Marques; KTH; []
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    Abstract : Processes that occur during storageand final disposal ofsolid waste were studied, with emphasis on physical andchemical aspects and their effects on the water environment,within the New European Union perspective for landfilling(Council Directive 1999/31/EC, 1999).In the new scenario, landfilling is largely restricted;waste treatments such as incineration, composting, recycling,storage and transportation of materials are intensified. READ MORE