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Hanbury Wharf

Hanbury Wharf Closed Landfill Site

Hanbury Road, Nr Droitwich

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Hanbury Wharf is a closed Landfill site that was operational pre 1974 and closed in 1983. It accepted Domestic household waste and non-hazardous commercial wastes.

It has an average waste depth of 7 metres, a maximum of 12 metres and a minimum of 3 metres. It accepted 581 000m3 of waste over an area of 8.3 hectares.

The site has an active gas control system.   It comprises of twenty-one internal wells linked to a flare stack that burns off the landfill gas in a controlled manner, this ensures that the potential for gas migration is kept to a minimum.   In addition there are twenty seven external boreholes that are monitored for gas and groundwater levels.

 

Hanbury 1977Hanbury August 2009

                         June 1977                                   August 2009

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  • Lets Waste Less The http://www.letswasteless.com website is packed full of ideas to help residents reduce, reuse and recycle their household waste.
  • EnviroSort Has the capacity to receive and sort 105,000 tonnes of recyclable material per year. EnviroSort Website 

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This page was last reviewed 18 October 2012 at 16:24.
The page is next due for review 16 April 2014.