How a Landfill Works

Landfills like Stony Hollow are engineered with environmental protection systems that meet or exceed rigorous government regulations and are subject to highly regulated monitoring and reporting requirements. These systems include engineered liners and covers, wastewater collection and removal, and landfill gas collection and control.

The animated video below takes you on a tour of a modern landfill and how it’s constructed and managed.

Other resources:
Anatomy of a Landfill
Gas Extraction Well
Leachate Collection System


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