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Yearly Archive: 2016

Landserv’s Continued Social and Environmental Performance

November and the lead up to Christmas has been a busy period for all of us at Landserv. Amongst some very interesting and technically challenging contamination assessment and remediation projects, we have continued our efforts toward B-Corp certification. Damien attended a masterclass run by Mindy Leow and the B-Lab team and then enlisted Susan and...
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New piggy back cell and GCL Cap at Anglesea

At Anglesea Landfill, works are underway for the construction of a new piggy back cell and GCL cap. The need for this work was identified by Surf Coast Shire. The construction started in October 2016, the project is proving to be interesting work because of the terrain and landscape. The project is currently on track to be...
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EcoForum Conference and Exhibition 2016

The EcoForum Conference and Exhibition for 2016 is being held at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle WA from 25th – 28th October facilitated by the Australian Land and Groundwater Association. EcoForum is an industry-leading broad-based environment conference. Sponsors include leading organizations active in site remediation research and application. Attendance is expected to be over 350 scientists,...
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Vic EPA Interim Guidelines: Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large group of man-made chemicals which do not occur naturally in the environment. PFAS compounds have been used since the 1950s as ingredients for a wide range of industrial and commercial applications including fire-fighting foams, non-stick cookware, garment and carpet surface protection treatments, and metal plating. The two...
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Spring has sprung at Landserv!

August has been a busy month across the board at Landserv. We pride ourselves on being the consultancy of choice for local government, and that has been no exception this month, with a large number of existing projects and new projects coming on-line recently, including landfill licence compliance monitoring, review of compliance monitoring and revision...
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My First Month with Landserv

Having recently joined the Landserv Team as an Environmental Scientist, Michael Fallon reflects on his first month. “Each day has presented me with challenges and opportunities to expand upon my previous knowledge and skill set, which has been facilitated by all staff who have always shown enthusiasm when tasked with mentoring me in both the...
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Certification to ISO 9001:2015

Landserv has been certified for Quality Management System Standard ISO 9001 since 2010. This year we have been working hard to update our QMS to the new version of the Standard which was released in September 2015. The external audit was carried out last week by a third party assessor and we are glad to...
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MAV Environment Conference 12-13 July 2016

One of the most anticipated environmental events this month – especially for local councils and other government organisations – will be the MAV Environment Conference hosted by the Municipal Association of Victoria on 12-13 July at Melbourne Park Function Centre. The theme of the conference will be “Living and Leading in a Warming World”, and...
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Assessing planning proposals near landfills

EPA Victoria has prepared a draft guideline for consultation on Assessing planning proposals near landfills (Publication 1625) to help councils, environmental auditors and others involved in the landfill planning process to assess development applications. The draft guideline provides information and advice on assessing planning permit applications and planning scheme amendments regarding potential development near an...
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A Uni student’s experience working at Landserv

Landserv’s recent addition to the team – Kimberly Pellosis – is currently studying at The University of Melbourne, completing her Masters of Agricultural Sciences. This month she wrote about her positive experience working with us: Having recently started working at Landserv in the Geelong office as a current university student, this amazing experience has immensely developed...
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