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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When Sukleen stopped collecting waste because the government closed the country's largest sanitary landfill in July 2015, some customers decided they'd finally had enough and chose to sort their own garbage.
While visiting various installations, US delegation appreciated the standard and quality of work being done by LWMC & Turkish engineers and termed sanitary landfill site matched with the one of European standards.
Our main objective is to prevent environmental risks due to the current practices of dumping waste in open areas and replacing that with controlled sanitary landfill sites," Al Farsi said.
He said the modern sanitary landfill site is being established over 140 acre of land, on scientific basis in collaboration with Lahore Waste Management Company and Turkish Company ISTAC, at Lakhodair location, which will be a unique project of its kind.
The settlement agreement also covers allegations that Bechtel Jacobs disposed of waste at the plant's sanitary landfill even though those wastes contained excessive amounts of free liquids between February and July 2004.
Also, the authority operates a county-wide solid waste program that includes a sanitary landfill, a transfer station, and an intermediate processing facility for recyclables that are collected by municipalities at curbside.
Dumaguete City - The Liga ng mga Barangay of Dumaguete City is supporting the closure of the city dump in Barangay Candau-ay and replacing it with a sanitary landfill.
Despite appeals to keep it open, the Payatas sanitary landfill in Quezon City is now permanently closed, according to officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Unlike the now-shuttered Naameh sanitary landfill southwest.