• 11 November 2021

    Solarbase: sustainable solar panel foundation

    We have recently started a pilot project involving the embankment of a dyke in Flevoland, the Netherlands. We have installed the Solarbase there, along with solar panels, in order to investigate how this new type of construction interacts with the dyke. Read more

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  • 16 October 2021

    Sardinia Symposium 2021

    This month the 18th Sardinia Symposium on waste management and sustainable landfilling took place. For the first time, the symposium was delivered in a hybrid event format that allowed delegates from all over the world to participate, regardless of the travel restrictions due to COVID-19. Read more

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  • 24 September 2021

    Update Simple Landfill Gas Model

    A new updated version of our simple landfill gas model is now available at our website incorporating all recent IPCC methodology updates for… Read more

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  • 5 September 2021

    University partnerships

    At Afvalzorg we believe it to be important to collaborate with different Universities, in the Netherlands and abroad. These partnerships, in combination with research programs,… Read more

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  • 4 May 2021

    Emission reduction programme successful

    Already 11 years after the start of our CO2 Reduction Programme, Afvalzorg has reduced her emissions by 53% compared to 2005! Our ambition is to further reduce our CO2 footprint with at least 75% by 2030. Read more

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  • 3 May 2021

    Landfill gas management Spain

    Over the years, Afvalzorg has provided different consultancy services in the Basque Country, working hand in hand with the local authorities or assisting landfill owners with landfill management-related issues. Read more

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  • 23 February 2021

    Landfill Braambergen back to life

    In 2008, our landfill site Braambergen in the Netherlands was closed for waste disposal. This year, we also ended other recycling activities at the site. The emerging hills of the landfill have now created a unique hilly landscape that contrasts the typical Dutch flat surroundings. Read more

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  • 9 February 2021

    Smart reuse of waste

    At Afvalzorg, we try to reuse and recycle as many waste materials from our landfills as possible. This has often proved to be a challenge, but it is clear to us that waste flows can result in an excellent environmental waste management alternative that we continuously aim for. Read more

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  • 23 January 2021

    Solarbase: sustainable base for solar parks

    Afvalzorg has developed a sustainable, concrete-like foundation made from certified building materials called ‘Solarbase’. The Solarbase has good anchoring and the appropriate technical properties of a foundation, and it can be placed on almost any surface because no drilling is required in the soil. Read more

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  • 14 December 2020

    First Energy Garden in Utrecht

    The municipal council of Montfoort approved unanimously the plans for the Energy Garden at a former landfill site in Mastwijk. Read more

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  • 27 October 2020

    Solar energy production on dikes

    At Afvalzorg we strongly believe that renewable energy is the future. Our commitment to promote sustainable solutions drives us in the search of greener opportunities. Read more

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  • 16 October 2020

    Circular landfill gas recovery systems

    As part of Afvalzorg’s commitment to promote and implement circular economy activities, we try to re-use and recycle as much waste materials as possible in… Read more

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  • 3 September 2020

    Final top cover Dutch landfill

    The construction of the final top cover system at two hazardous wastes cells at our landfill site in Nauerna in The Netherlands is in full swing. 68,000 m2 of HDPE liner including drainage mats, a topsoil layer and an electronic leak detection system are installed on top of the waste cells. Read more

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  • 18 August 2020

    New Dutch leachate treatment plant

    After an intense period of preparation and planning, the new leachate treatment plant at our landfill “Zeeasterweg” in Lelystad, The Netherlands, is now fully… Read more

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  • 8 July 2020

    More solar parks on the way

    Afvalzorg is currently developing several new large scale solar parks on its landfills in The Netherlands. Read more

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  • 1 July 2020

    Waste as resource leachate treatment

    Afvalzorg will start collecting and processing wastewater coming from the coating industry, specifically water-based coatings. The containing butyl-glycol will be used in a sustainable way in our leachate treatment plant. Read more

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  • 9 June 2020

    New Spanish landfill gas assignment

    Grupo Otua has assigned Afvalzorg and our local Spanish partner Lurgintza, the design of a new landfill gas recovery system in Igorre, in the Basque country of Spain Read more

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  • 18 May 2020

    Landfill gas management contract Elgoibar

    For 2020 Deba Bailarako Industrialdea, S.A. commissioned Afvalzorg the contract to continue landfill gas management in Elgoibar, Spain. Read more

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  • 10 May 2020

    New landfill cell at Dutch landfill site

    Afvalzorg has started the construction of a new landfill cell at our landfill site “Wieringermeer” in the Netherlands. With this new cell our landfill area expands with 5.4 ha to a total of 36 ha. Read more

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  • 27 April 2020

    Landfill fire-fighting Spain

    Afvalzorg successfully provided assistance in extinguishing a landfill fire at the landfill in Zaldibar, Spain. Here 1.5 million tons of waste avalanched down the hill during a serious landfill accident. Read more

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