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Landfill Operations and Landfill Gas Workshop

Municipal Solid Waste

28–29 April 2009

Location: Medellin, Colombia

Event Details: This workshop was co-organized by EPA and the Colombian Center for Cleaner Production as part of the cooperative agreement between the two to advance landfill gas energy in Colombia. The goal was to provide training on both optimal landfill operations & maintenance and landfill gas energy 101. Approximately 80 landfill technicians, project developers, and government officials attended the 2-day event, which included a site visit to La Pradera Landfill in Medellin.

For More Information:
English (PDF, 1 pp, 68 KB)
Español (PDF, 1 pp, 160 KB)

Event Presentations:
• U.S. and Colombia Landfill Gas Collaboration: Español (PDF, 10 pp, 412 KB)

• Landfills and Landfill Gas 101: Español (PDF, 25 pp, 780 KB)

• Landfill Operations - Working Face Management: Español (PDF, 91 pp, 4.7 MB)

• Landfill Operations - Fire, Health, & Safety: Español (PDF, 106 pp, 3.4 MB)

• Final Disposal of Solid Waste in Colombia: Español (PDF, 17 pp, 568 KB)

• Landfill Gas Projects - Applicable Regulations: Español (PDF, 25 pp, 456 KB)

• Regulatory Framework - Self-generation and co-generation in Colombia: Español (PDF, 14 pp, 192 KB)

• Sustainable Operations of Landfills in Medellin: Español (PDF, 62 pp, 15.4 MB)

• Pre-feasibility Studies for Villa Karina and El Tejar Landfills: Español (PDF, 59 pp, 660 KB)

• Landfill Gas Utilization Technologies: Español (PDF, 41 pp, 1.1 MB)

Industry Sector: Municipal Solid Waste

Event Resources

Final
Final Disposal of Solid Waste in Colombia:
(PDF, 580 KB, 17pp)
Landfill
Landfill Gas Projects - Applicable Regulations:
(PDF, 464 KB, 25pp)
Landfill
Landfill Gas Utilization Technologies:
(PDF, 1 MB, 41pp)
Landfill
Landfill Operations - Fire, Health, & Safety:
(PDF, 4 MB, 106pp)
Landfill
Landfill Operations - Working Face Management:
(PDF, 5 MB, 91pp)
Landfills
Landfills and Landfill Gas 101:
(PDF, 799 KB, 25pp)
Pre-feasibility
Pre-feasibility Studies for Villa Karina and El Tejar Landfills
(PDF, 672 KB, 59pp)
Regulatory
Regulatory Framework - Self-generation and co-generation in Colombia:
(PDF, 194 KB, 14pp)
Sustainable
Sustainable Operations of Landfills in Medellin
(PDF, 4 MB, 62pp)
U.S.
U.S. and Colombia Landfill Gas Collaboration
(PDF, 421 KB, 10pp)

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