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    Landfill and Waste: Landfills as Bioreactors

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    What are the principal benefits for operating a landfill that acts as a bioreactor and what waste characteristics would be best suited to the process?

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    For a landfill to act as a bioreactor (and first I must assume we are talking an anaerobic one, as aerobic is not feasible) you would need well-disseminated organic matter throughout. I would posit then, since you would be unable to ...

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    This solution provides a brief discussion of landfills as potential bioreactors, with attention to likely waste types and mix. 158 words without references.

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