Idea: Landfill Mining

How to get into the market?

  • This article mentions the need for software to simulate what a landfill may contain.
  • Build that software
    • How to measure/estimate the potential profitability of a landfill:
      • Triangulation?
        1. Drill 3 deep holes around the perimeter of the landfill
        2. Install sensors to detect specific materials
        3. Triangulate the position of certain materials/objects
      • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPRS)
      • City’s/Landfill’s historical records

Potential opportunities:

Update 10/23/21

It’s really cool to see companies like Stronghold Digital Mining that are now building solutions to related land remediation problems.


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