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landfill

a. disposal of waste material by burying it under layers of earth
b. (as modifier): landfill sites

landfill

[′lan‚fil]
(civil engineering)
Disposal of solid waste by burying in layers of earth in low ground.

landfill

The disposal of garbage, refuse, and trash by burying it under layers of earth in low ground or in excavated pits.
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Former Big Brother 'monk' Dave Grace Vaughan spends time with people living on a garbage dump in the Philippines
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I have spoken to municipalities to put an end to illegal garbage dumps and start charging for waste.
Sir Terry said Canada, where he is based, has cleanliness levels far higher than Wales, adding, "People have to understand that if we are happy to live in a garbage dump then companies are not going to invest here and create new jobs.
Padilla works a one-acre patch in a garbage dump bordering Nezahualcoyoll, a poor Mexico City suburb a few miles east of the recycling warehouse.
Honduras is seeking US$625,000 from the Inter-American Development Bank for a Street Children and Women Program (TC0211001), which would provide information, instruments, action plans, and methodologies to prepare the government for future activities at a larger scale aimed at improving the social integration and economic opportunities of children, adolescents, and women (with dependents) depending on the streets and the garbage dump for their survival.
Bantar Gebang shows a slum on a large garbage dump near Jakarta; the film consists of one continuous shot during which dawn turns to day, with a static camera reminiscent of primitive cinema and of video surveillance.
A mutilated human torso was found Tuesday morning in a plastic bag at a garbage dump in Tokyo's Sumida Ward, police said.
A priest who set up a church in a garbage dump in Brazil to minister to the poor living there recently toured New Brunswick parishes.
The ants eventually put most of the pellets on the garbage dump, as they do with dead larvae, Limes notes.
He says he was laid off by the Department of Works about two years ago, and has been living on the garbage dump ever since.
The immense garbage dump that has risen out of the sea directly in front of the former luxurious hotel district of Beirut is a disgrace but it also poises a serious threat.