Size + Scale

The only visible waste is at the operating face of the landfill.
Nick, Landfill Operations Manager

Landfill operations occur in a staged approach – that is we operate one active cell at a time.
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Out of the 15 acre active cell, the only exposed area of waste at any given time is not much bigger than the size of an Olympic swimming pool.

We work with the local council and Victorian EPA to ensure that a capped landfill matches the contours of the local environment at the Melbourne Regional Landfill.
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Once an active landfill cell is filled to capacity we install additional gas extraction technology and cap the site with clay, soil and grass that is native to the local area.
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