Roux Presenting at Brownfields 2017 Conference

Tuesday, December 5 – Thursday, December 7 The Brownfields 2017 Conference is a dynamic educational program of speakers, discussions, mobile workshops, films, and other learning formats that are calibrated to provide attendees with case study examples, program updates, and useful strategies for meeting brownfield challenges head-on. The conference features dozens of educational sessions, mobile workshops, and exceptional training for both beginners and professionals.

On Wednesday, December 6th, Roux’s Amanda Ludlow, Principal Scientist, will present “Beyond Compliance: Innovation in Sustainable Remediation” as part of the conference’s track on Liability & Enforcement and Cleanup and Remediation Approaches. “Beyond Compliance” remediation goes beyond accepted best practices. This panel will cover best practices from states, municipalities and consultants, and include spotlights on programs like the NYC Clean Soil Bank and California’s Green Remediation program. For more information and registration, please click here.

Brownfields 2017

Last Chance to Register – Living Landfills: Don’t Cap It, Plant It!

Living Landfills: Don’t Cap It, Plant It!

Monday, December 19 • 2:00pm (EST)
Presented by Amanda Ludlow, Principal Scientist (Roux Associates)

This webinar will provide an overview of conventional and alternative capping, introduce the science behind Roux’s innovative living landfills, present the advantages of these designs, and discuss the cost savings achieved by eliminating expensive liner based caps.

Conventional landfill capping, which utilizes material with low hydraulic permeability (i.e., clay or geomembrane liners) to minimize rainwater contact with waste, can be expensive. Twenty years ago the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the importance of exploring more sustainable technologies for landfill closure: alternative landfill covers.

Alternative landfill covers use a combination of soil and plants to store and consume rainwater, thus minimizing infiltration. Cost savings as high as 50% can be achieved relative to conventional caps.

Roux has combined the practices of phytoremediation (utilizing deep rooting, water-loving tree species) and alternative capping, creating “living landfill” designs in humid and northeast climates where alternative capping is normally difficult to implement. These living landfills not only capture and evapotranspire rainwater, but promote in situ remediation of landfill waste.

This is the last chance to register for this Roux complimentary webinar, please click here.

Complimentary Roux Webinar – Living Landfills: Don’t Cap It, Plant It!

Living Landfills: Don’t Cap It, Plant It!

Monday, December 19 • 2:00pm (EST)
Presented by Amanda Ludlow, Principal Scientist (Roux Associates)

This webinar will provide an overview of conventional and alternative capping, introduce the science behind Roux’s innovative living landfills, present the advantages of these designs, and discuss the cost savings achieved by eliminating expensive liner based caps.

Conventional landfill capping, which utilizes material with low hydraulic permeability (i.e., clay or geomembrane liners) to minimize rainwater contact with waste, can be expensive. Twenty years ago the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the importance of exploring more sustainable technologies for landfill closure: alternative landfill covers.

Alternative landfill covers use a combination of soil and plants to store and consume rainwater, thus minimizing infiltration. Cost savings as high as 50% can be achieved relative to conventional caps.

Roux has combined the practices of phytoremediation (utilizing deep rooting, water-loving tree species) and alternative capping, creating “living landfill” designs in humid and northeast climates where alternative capping is normally difficult to implement. These living landfills not only capture and evapotranspire rainwater, but promote in situ remediation of landfill waste.

If you would like to register for this complimentary webinar, please click here.