The LandPac® Cover is an alternative daily landfill cover that replaces the application of six inches of topsoil at the end of each operating day, as required by law, saving man-hours and reducing other operational expenses. The Environmental Protection Agency has mandated the daily application of a landfill cover for health, sanitation, pest and odor control reasons, but applying six inches of soil every day is expensive. Compared to using a landfill cover, the cost for soil application is higher for labor, equipment operating expenses and the excavation, delivery and placement of the topsoil. Landfill tarps are much more economical and practical.
The landfill daily covers will shed surface water, prevent blowing litter, control disease vectors, prevent waste fires and reduce scavenging. You can also minimize the absorption of liquids into the soil or waste to minimize leachate. Controlling each of these processes upfront represents cost savings in the future. The landfill soil covers have many other uses besides covering landfills too. For example, they are ideal for preventing soil erosion due to wind and rain during construction projects, agricultural operations or soil remediation by environmental field services.Get a Quote
Can replace daily soil coverage
Minimizes water infiltration
Can be manufactured from flame retardant materials
Custom sizes available
Lower costs of traditional ADC
Increases landfill life
PacTec’s ADC (alternate daily cover) landfill covers are an easy-to-use alternative to moving large amounts of soil over fresh disposal sites each day. Available in several standard sizes, they cover large areas when not in use to aid in debris and odor control.
PacTec’s standard landfill covers are designed for odor and moisture control, but we can manufacture them using flame retardant material to withstand temps up to 500°F. To inquire about them, reach out to a member of our team.
PacTec’s landfill covers work with most auto-covering systems or can be laid by workers.
Landfills are often burdened with odor control, and many solutions exist, including alternate daily covers. Our customers have realized great success in mitigating odor spread by utilizing LandPacs® daily
PacTec keeps the following sizes in inventory but can custom manufacture to your exact specifications: 48’x50’, 48’x100’, and 100’x100’ landfill covers. To get pricing on a custom size, request a no obligation quote here.
One of the many benefits of utilizing PacTec’s alternate daily landfill cover is the prevention of debris spread. Both wind and rain are common debris spreaders in open landfills, and the LandPac® helps prevent this.
PacTec’s landfill covers do an excellent job at preventing water infiltration.
Many landfills use alternate covers instead of soil these days, but you should check with your local governing bodies and corporate headquarters where applicable to ensure their use complies.