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Our highly engineered and regulated landfill generates green electricity for the National Grid.

Landfill Operations

"The Mount Vernon landfill produces approximately, 40,000mw of green electricity per year, enough to power 3,000 - 4,000 homes."

"Patersons of Greenoakhill landfill contributes to the 5% of renewable energy generated in the UK per year from landfill operations."

"A local, low carbon alternative to the trans-shipment of waste to energy from incineration."

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The Patersons of Greenoakhill landfill is a highly engineered and resource efficient disposal point for active, non-recoverable waste. An asbestos cell provides a local option for specialist waste disposal; all PWM drivers are equipped with the appropriate personal protective equipment for this difficult waste stream. The unique waste reception facility enables customer waste loads to be assessed and analysed for potential recovery prior to consignment – a unique service.

Our site

• Highly engineered facility – maximum efficiency with minimal community risk

• SEPA regulated – Full PPC registration for compliance

• Unique waste management infrastructure – co-located with the company recycle centre, vehicles are turned around in a 12 minute cycle from weighbridge

• A source of ‘green electricity’ - the site generates enough energy into the National Grid to power approximately 4,000 homes

Features and benefits of our landfill operation

The Mount Vernon landfill Patersons of Greenoakhill landfill trans-shipment of waste to energy