leachate from landfills that contain discarded WEEE can also cause significant environmental dangers.
leachate from incineration or landfill.
The technologies developed for treating leachate have evolved to achieve compliance with increasingly strict discharge consent limits.
As the material rots it also produces leachate, a polluting liquid that can seep into rivers.
Landfills are lined with clay and flexible synthetic membranes intended to prevent leachate escaping and contaminating the groundwater.