Landfilling organic materials such as food waste, paper and
cardboard gives rise to landfill gas which is rich in methane.
That's why we are encouraging people to reduce and recycle as much
waste as possible.
At Hill and Moor landfill gas is utilised through five
one-megawatt electricity generating engines, which produce enough
power to supply all on-site needs and sufficient power for a town
the size of nearby Pershore - around 5,000 households.
Once the landfill has reached its design height, the completed
landfill cells are capped off with low permeability clay, covered
with soils to a pre-agreed specification, and restored to a mixture
of grasslands/wildflower meadows and woodland.
The landfill site is closely monitored by the Environment
Let's Waste Less provides lots of helpful
hints and tips to help you reduce the amount of rubbish that you
This page was last reviewed 15 June 2012 at 11:21 by Mandeep singh.