sanitary landfill


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sanitary landfill:

see solid wastesolid waste,
discarded materials other than fluids. In the United States in 1996, nearly 210 million tons—about 4.3 lb. (2 kg) per person daily (up from 2.7 lb./1.2 kg in 1960)—were collected and disposed of by municipalities.
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sanitary landfill

[′san·ə‚ter·ē ′lan‚fil]
(civil engineering)
The disposal of garbage by spreading it in layers covered with soil or ashes to a depth sufficient to control rats, flies, and odors.

sanitary landfill

Garbage that is buried to a depth which is sufficient to control vermin, odors, etc.
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Table 4 shows the toxicological analysis for the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill landslide.
Manage the active gas extraction and flare system at Caroline County sanitary landfill.
Pepco Energy Services' renewable energy generation system at the Eastern Sanitary Landfill generates up to three megawatts of electricity by collecting and burning the methane gas emitted from the landfill.
BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb is waiting for Hezbollah and Amal to specify a location in the northern Bekaa that could be used as a sanitary landfill, he told The Daily Star Monday.
Minister Nabil De Freige said that he was pleased to inaugurate the new treatment plant, adding that "thanks to two new funds from the European Union for A'14 and A'21 million we will launch the expansion of the treatment plant, in addition to designing and constructing a sanitary landfill near the plant.
The facilities, installed some 35km away in the south-west of downtown Al Ain, include a clinical waste incinerator, fallen stock incinerator, sanitary landfill and a crushing plant.
He moved to the company's Northwest Sanitary Landfill in Butler in 1991 and later became general manager there.
Part of the proceeds will be used to the purchase heavy-duty equipment for the New Providence Sanitary Landfill.
In general, most needed products are those with advanced technology that domestic companies are not able to provide, which include: 1) sampling instruments; 2) treatment equipment, especially for hazardous, medical, and electronic waste; 3) sanitary landfill and incineration equipment; and 4) waste-to-energy technologies.
Even the Srar site, where construction workers are busy laying the lining for a sanitary landfill, is questionable, as the activists with the "Akkar is not a dump" campaign remain parked in front of an access road to block any arriving trash trucks.
Tenders are invited for Engagement of Sanitation agency for Cleaning,Sweeping, Scavenging of Lanes Bye-Lanes,Footpat,Roads of APMC,Shahdara(F&V Market Ghazipur), Collection of Garbage from these spots and Dumping/Disposal of Garbage to Dhallao/MCD Sanitary Landfill Sites or authorised land fill site of APMC/MCD in connection with Outsourcing of Sanitation Services of APMC,
The statement said that the one-year-old, $25 million project, which has been being implemented by the Ministry of Environment, UNDP, and the Municipality of Sidon, has managed so far to remove the garbage mountain by replacing it with a sanitary landfill which complies with international environmental standards.