Recycling: waste management
Alfsnes Landfill serves the greater capital area of Reykjavik. It is owned by SORPA a Waste Management company which among other things collects the landfill gas and utilize it if possible. Thus, the creation of a daughter company called Metan which exclusively markets and distributes energy in the form of electricity, raw gas (landfill gas) and upgrades methane. It also does a lot of research in the field of biogas/landfill gas utilization. This is the site where waste is collected, sucked, buried and pipes with holes inserted. These pipes will collect the natural gas created by the waste disintegration.