Waste Management & Landfill Engineering

Tonkin provides waste management and landfill engineering services to private sector companies, waste authorities, regulatory bodies and local government. We deliver solutions for a range of waste management and engineering problems.

With our comprehensive skills, complementary alliances and professional networks, Tonkin effectively responds to the needs of technically demanding and challenging projects.

Tonkin offers services for both routine design and construction of landfills, waste management infrastructure and strategic or innovative projects that help deliver critical site performance, and economic and environmental outcomes.

Our Capabilities

  • Planning and strategy
    • Airspace demand forecasting
    • Life of site operating expense and capital expenditure estimates
    • Closure and post closure planning, site extension and rationalisation
  • Facility design and documentation
    • Mineral, geo-synthetic and composite liners
    • Leachate drainage systems
    • Site water management and general site infrastructure
    • Resource recovery facilities
    • Waste transfer stations
  • Environmental assessment and management
    • Site investigations and risk assessment
    • Emissions monitoring and reporting (compliance monitoring and NGERS)
    • Environment management plans development and updating
  • Facility construction supervision and contract administration
  • Landfill gas risk assessments and management plans, investigations, emission estimates and cap oxidation studies