A landfill can be sub-divided into cells and, by using a round-robin approach, each cell can be filled, aerobically processed, excavated and re-used. This technique, not only eliminates costly closure, monitoring and liability costs but also allows cells to be inspected and repaired as required to ensure environmental integrity.
By using the sustainable cell concept, the life of an existing landfill can be extended indefinitely. The often lengthy and costly exercise of locating and developing a new landfill is eliminated. A municipality can save tens to hundreds of millions of dollars.
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