SECCRA Community Landfill Fast Facts

Owner/Operator
  • Southeastern Chester County Refuse Authority
Permit
  • PA DEP Permit ID: 101069 Issued 1986
  • Re-issued 1989
  • Re-issued 1999
  • Re-issued 2009
Location
  • London Grove Township, Chester County Pennsylvania
  • Located on PA Route 926, between Routes 841 and 41
Size
  • Property: 300 acres
  • Landfill Operations: 80 acres
  • Disposal Area: 60 acres
  • Potential Disposal Area: 95 acres
Permitted Daily Volumes
  • 500 tons/day average
  • 700 tons/day maximum
Unique Features
  • No unlined portions of landfill.
  • Full-service recycling program.
  • No "Out-of-Region" or "Out-of-State" waste.
Operating Hours
  • Monday through Friday: 7am to 4pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 12 noon
Liner System Specifications
(From the top down)
  • 6" Leachate Collection Zone
  • 18" Protective Cover Soil
  • Continuous 80 mil HDPE Primary Liner
  • Leachate Detection Zone Geo-composite
  • Continuous 80 mil Secondary Liner
  • 24" compacted clay
  • 6" Sub-base soil
Environmental Monitoring Systems
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • Surface Water Monitoring
  • Emissions Monitoring
Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility
  • 2.4 Megawatts
  • Creates green energy from decaying trash
  • Powers 1,400 homes
  • 2008 EPA Project of the Year Award
Site Management
  • Scott Mengle, General Manager
  • Larry Taylor, Operations Supervisor
  • Steve Burn, Site Manager
Contact Information
  • Address:
    219 Street Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
  • Phone: 610-869-2452
  • Fax: 610-869-8064
  • E-mail: info@seccra.org
  • Web: www.seccra.org