Landfill leachate treatment methods: A review

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Landfilling of municipal waste is still a major issue of the waste management system in Europe. The generated leachate must be appropriately treated before being discharged into the environment. Technologies meant for leachate treatment can be classified as follows (i) biological methods, (ii) chemical and physical methods. Here we review briefly the main processes currently used for the landfill leachates treatments.

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Wiszniowski, J., Robert, D., Surmacz-Gorska, J. et al. Landfill leachate treatment methods: A review. Environ Chem Lett 4, 51–61 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10311-005-0016-z

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Keywords

  • Landfill leachate
  • Biological process
  • Advanced oxidation processes