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FEATURE: Taking out the trash – how engineers could tackle ...

2018-12-19 · Machiels hopes to recycle as much of the waste in the site as possible, before selling on anything valuable. Economic gamble. Landfill mining seems promising, yet it has its limitations. Read of SUEZ, who has done feasibility studies of landfill mining, argues that, from an economic perspective, digging up entire landfills is rarely worthwhile.

Lieven MACHIELS | Researcher | PhD in Geology | KU Leuven ...

Enhanced Landfill Mining is an innovative concept which allows the recovery of land, re-introduction of materials to the material cycles and recovery of energy from a considerably large stock of ...

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF …

4Group Machiels, Belgium 5Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium, Belgium ABSTRACT A modern landfill is an engineered method for depositing waste in specially constructed and

Is Enhanced Landfill Mining the missing link to a Circular ...

2020-1-13 · Guest editors Lieven Machiels, Enrico Bernardo and Peter Tom Jones describe ''Enhanced landfill Mining'' (ELFM) in the editorial of the Special Issue as "an out of the box approach to address the dark side of the circular economy vision." More precisely, they question "how [we] can deal with the waste of the past, irrespective of the urgent need to avoid new waste creation and disposal ...

Landfill Mining: Goldmine or Minefield? | Waste …

2014-2-11 · Landfill Mining: Goldmine or Minefield? As societies move waste management practices up the hierarchy towards recovery, recycling and re-use, we are still left with the environmental legacy associated with the historic use of landfill. In parallel, as resources have become scarcer and we increasingly recognise the value in wastes, attention has ...

Research project to explore potential of Enhanced Landfill ...

2020-7-19 · Dr. Lieven Machiels explains: "In classic Landfill Mining, the focus is on reducing the volume of waste, for example through incineration and the recovery of land, while the production of recyclates is in general limited. In the NEW-MINE project, we followed an ELFM approach aiming at a maximal recovery of resources.

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Landfill Mining Solutions. Group Machiels develops integrated landfill mining solutions through strategic partnerships ranging from classic landfill mining projects (LFM) to enhanced landfill mining …

Resource Recovery through Enhanced Landfill Mining: A ...

2021-2-22 · Resource Recovery through Enhanced Landfill Mining: A Review. On September 1, 2016, the ''European Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining'' (NEW-MINE) kicked off. The project generated more than 40 scientific publications in domains ranging from geophysics via mechanical process engineering to ceramics.

Is Enhanced Landfill Mining the missing link to a Circular ...

Guest editors Lieven Machiels, Enrico Bernardo and Peter Tom Jones describe ''Enhanced landfill Mining'' (ELFM) in the editorial of the Special Issue as "an out of the box approach to address the dark side of the circular economy vision." More precisely, they question "how [we] can deal with the waste of the past, irrespective of the urgent need to avoid new waste creation and disposal ...

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2021-2-22 · Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium (EURELCO) was founded in 2014 [21]. From this consortium the EU Training Network for Reso urce Recovery through Enhanced Landfill Mining (NEW-MINE) was developed and received funding from the European Union in 2016. For a period of four years, 15 early stage researchers (ESRs) investigated the explo-ration of ...

ENHANCED LANDFILL MINING, THE MISSING LINK TO A …

The crucial role of Waste-to-Energy technologies in enhanced landfill mining: A technology review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 55, 10–23. DOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.05.032. EC, COM (2019)640 (COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE ...

Remo Milieubeheer

Remo is also a pioneer of the view that a waste disposal site is actually a storage facility for valuable raw materials and energy. This philosophy underlies the Enhanced LandFill Mining (ELFM) concept that Group Machiels has developed along with other partners.

(PDF) Environmental and socio-economic impacts of landfills

Landfill mining consisting of excavation, processing, treatment and/or recycling ... Machiels (Belgium). REFERENCES . 1. Crowley, D., et al., Health and environm ental effects of landfilling and ...

Jolt of energy is bringing landfill mining to life | Waste ...

2011-5-27 · Jolt of energy is bringing landfill mining to life ... Extensive testing has been undertaken on the site and Group Machiels have records of the waste in the landfill. Group Machiels has world ...

Plasma Power Goes Large at Landfill Mining Project | Waste ...

2011-5-26 · 26 May 2011 UK Based waste to energy specialist, Advanced Plasma Power (APP), and Group Machiels, the global waste management firm, are to enter an enhanced landfill mining joint venture. According to APP, the project, which will involve an investment of hundreds of millions of Euros will be the first of its kind.

Trash To Cash: Mining Landfills For Energy And Profit

2011-9-7 · Group Machiels first began researching the idea of landfill mining back in 2006, in cooperation with three academic partners. Since then, it has collected 2,000-3,000 tons of material for testing ...

Landfill mining: a critical review of two decades of research

Landfill mining has been suggested as a strategy to address such problems, and in principle means the excavation, processing, treatment and/or recycling of deposited materials. This study involves a literature review on landfill mining covering a meta-analysis of the main trends, objectives, topics and findings in 39 research papers published ...

GROUP MACHIELS | EURELCO

Group Machiels has been pioneering in sustainable entrepreneurship for many years. The group''s build-up know-how and its internal drive have resulted in strategic investments in many innovative and sustainable businesses with waste-to-materials and waste-to-energy activities, both in Group Machiels'' home country, Belgium and abroad.

STADLER Participates in EU Funded Landfill Mining Project ...

2020-7-23 · Machiels explained that in classic Landfill Mining, the focus is on reducing the volume of waste, for example through incineration and the recovery of land, while the production of recyclates is in general limited. NEW-MINE however aims to thermally …

Machiels Group: closing materials loops through enhanced ...

The Machiels Group will be pioneering a new technique with the "Closing the Circle" (CtC) project conducted at the group''s Remo landfill site in Belgium: Enhanced Landfill Mining. Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) of historic (and future) landfills is a key part of the solution for closing material loops. It will address major societal challenges ...

Machiels Group: closing materials loops through enhanced ...

The Machiels Group will be pioneering a new technique with the "Closing the Circle" (CtC) project conducted at the group''s Remo landfill site in Belgium: Enhanced Landfill Mining. Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) of historic (and future) landfills is a key part of the solution for closing material loops.

Editorial ENHANCED LANDFILL MINING, THE MISSING …

As has been estimated by the European Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium (EURELCO), Europe comprises most likely more than 500,000 landfills (Jones 2018) (which is an upgrade of the previous estimation of 150,000 – 500,000 landfills). More importantly, approximately 90% of these landfills are to be considered as "non-sanitary" landfills,

[PDF] EVALUATING AND CLASSIFYING LANDFILL MINING IN ...

SUMMARY: The aim of this study is to apply the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC-2009) to a landfill-mining project to identify the landfilled materials as potential anthropogenic ''reserves'' or ''resources'', and to reveal critical factors for the classification of the project. Based on data from a landfill-mining project in ...

5th International Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining ...

Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) is defined as "the safe exploration, conditioning, excavation and integrated valorisation of (historic, present and/or future) landfilled waste streams as both materials (Waste-to-Material) and energy (Waste-to-Energy), using innovative transformation technologies and respecting the most stringent social and ecological criteria" (Jones et al, 2013).

Remo Milieubeheer

This philosophy underlies the Enhanced LandFill Mining (ELFM) concept that Group Machiels has developed along with other partners. Closing the Circle. In a world first, Group Machiels intends to apply the ELFM concept in tangible form at the Remo site; …

Closing the Circle: Enhanced Landfill Mining | Waste ...

2011-4-1 · The Flanders-based Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium addresses the difference with a case study outlining the REMO landfill site in Belgium and potential energy recovery. Over the last 50 years, waste management has undergone significant paradigm shifts. The first shift was the phasing out of uncontrolled landfilling.

STADLER Participates in EU Funded Landfill Mining Project ...

2020-7-23 · Machiels explained that in classic Landfill Mining, the focus is on reducing the volume of waste, for example through incineration and the recovery of land, while the production of recyclates is in general limited. NEW-MINE however aims to thermally convert the light fraction to produce a synthetic gas and a vitrified residue.

(PDF) ENHANCED LANDFILL MINING, THE MISSING LINK TO …

In this context, enhanced landfill mining (ELFM) has been proposed as an out-ofthe-box approach to address the dark side of the circular economy vision, that is how can we deal with the waste of ...

FEATURE: Taking out the trash – how engineers could tackle ...

2018-12-19 · Whereas in a normal mine the aim is to collect ore, in landfill mining the goal is to collect goods that can be recycled and sold on. Yves Tielemans of Machiels Group describes how his company is in the early stages of one of the world''s largest landfill mining operations at …

4th International Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining in ...

2019-3-31 · On 5 and 6 February, 2018 the 4th International Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM IV) Symposium took place in Mechelen, Belgium. The event was a success: more than 150 attendees; diverse, high-quality lectures by both senior and junior ELFM actors; strong interaction with the public; and a very lively closing debate on the future of ELFM in Europe and the rest of the world, with …

Lieven Machiels

The Remo landfill in Houthalen-Helchteren contains > 16 Mtonne of mixed Municipal and Industrial Waste. It is the first landfill in the world where the ambitious "Enhanced Landfill Mining" (ELFM) concept, developed by the Flemish ELFM Consortium, is to be implemented in the Closing the Circle (CtC) project.

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Enhanced Landfill Mining

2015-10-14 ·  Enhanced Landfill Mining A case in Belgium Dr. Ir. Daneel Geysen

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2013-10-8 · Machiels Enhanced Landfill Mining () Dr Richard Beaven''s research () Sita and Landfill () Advanced Plasma Power ()

EU project mines recyclables from landfills

2020-7-14 · "In classic landfill mining, the focus is on reducing the volume of waste, for example through incineration and the recovery of land, while the production of recyclates is in general limited, " Machiels says. "In the New-Mine project, we followed an ELFM approach aiming at a …

Valorization of thermal treatment residues in Enhanced ...

2015-7-15 · Enhanced Landfill Mining is an innovative concept which allows the recovery of land, re-introduction of materials to the material cycles and recovery of energy from a considerably large stock of resources held in landfills. ... Machiels et al., 2014). The residues (bottom ash) produced in traditional thermal treatment processes like ...

Research of the potential of Enhanced Landfill Mining for ...

Dr. Lieven Machiels explains: "In classic Landfill Mining, the focus is on reducing the volume of waste, for example through incineration and the recovery of land, while the production of recyclates is in general limited. In the NEW-MINE project, we followed an ELFM approach aiming at …

Landfill Mining Solutions

ELFM stands for Enhanced Landfill Mining – the thorough exploitation of waste disposal sites. With its ''Closing the Circle'' project, Group Machiels will become the first company in the world to build a plasma facility to mine the waste from the Remo landfill …