Landfill gas is generated as a result of anaerobic digestion of garbage in the dump site. It virtually constitutes a free source of energy that can be utilized to generate electricity.
Although being an attractive financial aspect, planned gas recycling offers other important benefits like-
- The odour nuisance from landfill sites is reduced.
- Fire & explosion hazards can be prevented.
- Gas migration is avoided
- Landfill site can be re-cultivated more quickly.