Landfill Gas Management

Landfill gases are always passively venting from the landfill. Usually the prevailing westerly winds blow them towards the Atlantic Ocean, or higher wind speeds break up or disperse the odours. Odour problems from Robin Hood Bay are worsened when there is a combination of low ceiling, low atmospheric pressure, low easterly wind speed and damp conditions.  These conditions allow more landfill gas to escape from the landfill and disperse towards populated areas of the east end of the City….. Learn More