PVC Landfill Liner Applications
PVC geomembranes are ideal for use in landfill caps, landfill covers, landfill liners, temporary landfill closures and more, due to their ability to effortlessly accommodate differential settlement in the waste pile. Its high elongation and durability make PVC the best environmental liner for these applications. First utilized as bottom liners for municipal waste containment and landfill closures to inhibit rainwater leakage, PVC has over four decades of success in the landfill closure market, effectively helping to preserve groundwater resources.
PVC geomembrane is an ideal geomembrane cover material for applications in:
Municipal solid waste (MSW), and yard waste (in several states) landfill disposal facilities
Low-hazard industrial waste, C&D construction, and demolition waste debris, other non-hazardous industrial waste landfill disposal facilities
Coal ash basin closure
Facilities that accept fly ash, cement kiln ash, wood ash, lime kiln dust, and foundry sands
Additional benefits of using a landfill liner include:
- Odor control - It's no secret that landfills give off an unpleasant odor. This is especially an issue when the landfill is close to the community. Landfill covers will ensure the odor stays locked-in, and away from the surrounding community.
- Pest Prevention - Raccoons, rats, and birds are just a few of the critters that love a visit to the landfill. It's important to the health of the landfill that you keep unwanted animals off because they will dig and pick at the landfill as well as potentially spread diseases to those that work at the landfill.
- Soil Protection - When a landfill has the proper liner and cover, the soil beneath is better protected. Soil erosion and contamination are two big risks to an improperly protected landfill.
- Fire Control - Wildfires have been a concern for many towns across the country. When your landfill is properly covered by a liner from EPI, you reduce the risk of a wildfire by taking away the fuel that is readily available to catch on fire.
Check out EPI's extensive selection of geomembrane landfill liner materials and contact us today for help with geomembrane liners for your next project.