Posts Tagged ‘decomposition’

Detecting and Monitoring Hazardous Gases in Landfills

Landfill gases are produced when bacteria break down organic waste, producing objectionable odors and toxic gases that move through soil and collect in nearby buildings. The gases produced include ammonia, sulfides, methane, carbon dioxide, and other various gases.  The number of gases present in the environment depends on the type of waste decomposing in the…

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