Since AMW first adapted its GPS machine control software for landfills in the early 2000s, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with numerous waste management professionals around the world. Based on my own decades of experience in construction, and through hundreds of conversations with landfill operators, I’ve come to understand these six points as the most important rules of engineered fills:
By Matt Kurmas
The goal of any professional landfill is the same: Compact the trash tightly while spreading material efficiently and uniformly, to ensure maximum revenue and life expectancy. The AMW Compact™ Software offers a highly accurate tool that aids in the completion of all compaction and landfilling best techniques.
As mentioned in Rick Zettler’s article for Public Works Magazine, Five Landfill Compaction Best Practices, there are only a few basic rules and techniques necessary for success in landfill waste compaction.