The Acceleration of Methane Production by Leachate Recirculation in Pilot Scale in a Landfill

  • Lei LiuEmail author
  • Jun Ma
  • Xin min nan Hui
  • Yi Dong
  • Sai Ge
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Leachate recirculation has the better effect to the biogas production in landfill. A pilot scale test of leachate recirculation considered the gas and liquid well was conducted in a landfill. The long term record of the leachate recirculation volume and gas production was preserved. The variation of the methane production was addressed under different recirculation schemes. The recirculation loading was the key parameter in recirculation scheme, especially considering the special condition in landfill. The recycling program and collection method implemented in the sites have an important effect on the evaluation of leachate recirculation for methane generation enhancement. It will be provided useful evidence for assessing the gas production by Leachate recirculation and collection well design in landfill.


Leachate recirculation Methane Production Enhancement Landfill 



This research was supported by Youth Innovation Promotion Association CAS (2017376); Hubei Outstanding Young key talents Program; The Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (2017CFB203).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jun Ma
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Xin min nan Hui
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Yi Dong
    • 4
  • Sai Ge
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Institute of Rock and Soil MechanicsChinese Academy of SciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.Hubei Province Key Laboratory of Contaminated Sludge and Soil Science and EngineeringWuhanChina
  3. 3.University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  4. 4.Henan BCCY Environmental Energy Co., Ltd.XinyangChina

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