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Leachate generated in landfills need to be treated properly to avoid big environmental problems in the sorroundings of the landfill.
There is not a unique solution and different aspects (effluent composition, volume, waste to manage after treatment, budget, etc.) have to be considered before taking a decission.

The bulldozer buries food and industrial wastes
Treatment of compact waste drainage and leachates from landfills
Recover energy from waste biogas

Biogas can be an energy source for leachate treatment: there are several technologies that can be applied to MSW landfill leachates treatment, however the method of vacuum evaporation, combined with or without pre- or post- reverse osmosis, has proven to be nowadays the most efficient method to minimize leachate and obtain purified water suitable for discharge.

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