Project Industry: Landfills & Waste Management

  • Landfill Fly Ash Beneficiation

    Lafarge Canada Inc. is proposing to build a facility that will beneficiate landfilled fly ash in Alberta. Fly ash is a fine powder that is a by-product of burning coal in electric generation power plants. This by-product is used extensively in the concrete industry as a replacement for cement in the concrete mixture due to […]

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  • Calgary Aggregate Recycling Soil Reuse Facility Expansion

    With the support from Emissions Reduction Alberta, Calgary Aggregate Recycling Inc. (CAR), an Indigenous-owned company, will construct Canada’s first C&D Waste Recycling Plant opening in summer2022. The C&D Waste Recycling Plant’s world-class technology will enable CAR to maximize recycling and minimize environmental impact, while bringing cost competitive aggregate and waste-to-value products into the Alberta market. […]

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  • Biocovers for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation from Landfills

    Many Alberta municipalities are working toward solutions to address challenges associated with landfills. This project investigated the effectiveness of a solution proposed by TetraTech, that intended to reduce GHG emissions by taking a new approach to landfill covers. This project demonstrated the effectiveness of Evapotranspirative-Landfill Biocover (ETLBC) technology in Alberta, which is a hybrid of […]

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  • Waste Characterization Study

    Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gasses. It is 25 times more effective at trapping heat in our atmosphere than carbon dioxide. One of the main sources of methane emissions is from decomposing organic waste at landfill sites. Today, Alberta offset protocols for landfill emissions use calculations that are based on studies from […]

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