Despite the risks of leachate, it’s an unavoidable part of any landfill. Storing any kind of waste will result in leachate creation, even if there’s no organic waste mixed in to release water as it decomposes.
The Problem of Leachate and Storm Water at the Modern Landfill
Water, in general, is a tricky thing to handle at a waste facility. Most municipal waste facilities known as landfills accept only dry waste products, but there’s still quite a bit of water in most “dry” waste streams.