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Transcript of Landfill
Will there be more accidents?
Will there be more noise?
Raley Valley Landfill site
What is Landfill?
Atmospheric emission and odor
Why do we need it?
What gases does landfill emit?
How can we prevent the emissions?
35% carbon dioxide
a small amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and acid gases (1%)
Aesthetics and Noise
Methane: nausea, vomiting, heandache and loss of coordination
Carbon dioxide: increase the depth and rate of inspiration, blood pressure and pulse
Acid gases (NO2, SO2, halides): irritant effects on airways, cause bronchoconstriction
Will it be noisy?
How can it be dealt with?
Still facing issues?
Around the site..
Save 30 - 50% energy
Reduce fuel costs by 87%
Electric Hybrid Waste Trucks
A public consultation from:
Proposed Raley Valley Landfill
Monday 17 March
To inform, to discuss, and to build a relationship of trust
Three Part Strategy
Is recycling a viable option?
What are our aims?
Materials Reclamation Facility - £10 million construction cost
What can you do to help?
What alternatives are there?
What is it?
What effects could it have?
How is this going to be prevented?
How is it going to be monitored?