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Landfill Remediation

   Facts:

  • Sharjah old landfill was closed in 2000
  • Remediation work started 2005
  • Total volume of dumped waste: 7.5 million m³
  • Remediation time: 5 years
  • Remediation capacity: up to 9,000 m³/day
  • Volume balance:
  • Refilling fraction 53%
  • Recycling: 3%
  • Residue going to new landfill: 44%

Work done:

  • Detailed examination of a 50 by 50 m grid
  • Installation of a chemical laboratory, two SMELL WELL Systems and two sorting plants
  • Landfill stabilization before excavation to avoid contamination and emissions
  • Treatment of excavated material to produce clean refilling material
  • Recovering recyclable products like metals and wood from the residue
  • Compacting the rejected fraction and sending it to the new landfill