Refuse Volume Reduction in a Sanitary Landfill: Twenty-sixth Report of the Committee on Sanitary Engineering Research of the Sanitary

Sanitary Engineering Research Committee

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 37-50

Document Type: Journal Paper


An engineering investigation was undertaken to ascertain the extent of refuse volume reduction that can be achieved initially and after a long period of storage in a sanitary land fill. The resulting experimental data and field information are summarized.

Subject Headings: Landfills | Field tests | Sanitary engineering | Waste storage | Computing in civil engineering

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