I don’t know how to find the specific costs, but the could be significant, examples of some of the costs: (but definitely not comprehensive)
1. site acquisition – purchasing approved land2. site assessment – surveying, soil investigation, environmental impact etc.3. design and engineering cost – soil liner, leachate quality4. construction costs – site clearing, earth work, water drainage, roads, fencing5. site operation – waste handling, gas collection, environmental monitoring, equipment maintenance6. closing costs and long term monitoring cost – cover, landscaping, drainage
This question has already been answered on GreenAnswers: http://greenanswers.com/q/113717/recycling-waste/landfills/how-much-money-does-it-take-keep-landfill/
Also. the EPA estimates that there are about 3091 active landfills and about 10,000 old landfills total that have been shut down.
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