Guidance on using landfill cover materials: LFE6

Guidance for landfill operators and Environment Agency staff on the issues associated with using landfill cover materials


LFE6: guidance on using landfill cover materials

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This document provides guidance on the four issues associated with using landfill cover:

  • the environmental reasons why daily covering of waste may be necessary
  • the range of materials that may be available for this purpose
  • their effectiveness as daily cover
  • the advantages or disadvantages of their use
Published 24 June 2014