Elevated Temperature Landfills

CCL conducts research on the elevated temperature phenomena in landfills and the thermal pyrolytic reactions in municipal solid waste. This will provide the context of complexity and importance of identifying the mechanism of possible exothermic pyrolytic reactions leading to the elevated temperature by lab scale analysis. Strong correlations have been established between our laboratory results and the field conditions. Those correlations provide the basis of possible mechanisms that sustain the ETLF condition once activated.