The landfill will be developed through a sequencing of areas referred to as “cells”. These cells are lined with a combination of synthetic and soil liners that contain the waste materials and leachate. While surface water is diverted around the site, water that does seep into the waste to form leachate is collected by pumps located at the base of the landfill. A network of wells and vacuum pumps may also be installed to collect the landfill gas created which significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions. When a cell is full, the area is capped with soil and revegetated to its original state. An ongoing monitoring program for groundwater, surface water and landfill gas remains in place for up to 30 years after closure.