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Solving the waste management challenge: The Dry Landfill concept | Cross Wrap

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As communities evolve, land becomes scarce and expensive.

Landfills overload but no space or resources for new ones are

in sight. Smell, litter and pest problems – along with air and water

pollution – become worse. Time is running out. New ideas are

required to reverse this development. The sooner, the better.

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Solving the waste management challenge: The Dry Landfill concept | Cross Wrap

  1. 1. challenge the waste management The Dry Landfill concept
  2. 2. Where there is a city, there is waste that has to be dealt with.
  3. 3. As the city grows, the amount ofwaste grows.
  4. 4. Soon, there is no room for both.
  5. 5. As communities evolve, land becomes scarce and expensive. Landfills overload but no space or resources for new ones are in sight. Smell, litter and pest problems – along with air and water pollution – become worse. Time is running out. New ideas are required to reverse this development. The sooner, the better.
  6. 6. A bale is an efficient way to handle...
  7. 7. ... and store waste.
  8. 8. Temporary – or even permanent – dry landfills can be established with wrapped waste bales.
  9. 9. Adding sand between bale layers helps keep the landfill dry and dense.
  10. 10. The available space can be used a lot more efficiently.
  11. 11. The wrapped bales can be stored even on top of loose waste.
  12. 12. Dry landfills are an economicalway to handle the waste management challenge.
  13. 13. They are a lot more friendly to the environment and can considerablyextend the lifetime of loose waste landfills.
  14. 14. From a dry landfill, bales can be transported to be further utilized for example as a source for energy.
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