Answers to common questions about Walleys Quarry

What measures are in place to control the odour? 

Measures to minimise odour include:

  • keeping the active tipping area as small as possible
  • covering waste as soon as possible (daily cover)
  • installing temporary and permanent capping over the waste to prevent the release of odours
  • ensuring the phasing and capping plans are in place and are implemented
  • ensuring the landfill gas management plan is operating effectively to capture and destroy the landfill gas
  • ensuring the leachate management plan is operating effectively
  • ensuring the waste acceptance procedures are being followed and the controls are implemented