The Azimuth Project
Landfill

Landfill site is a place for disposal of waste? by burying. Historically it has been the simplest and often the cheapest way of waste disposal. In addition to the pollution? of the ground and water, one of its main problems is that the organic part of the waste underground decays in anaerobic way, hence creating the landfill gas which has much more methane (60% of landfill gas) rather than producing the carbon dioxide; methane is more effective greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

category: carbon, ecology