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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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Markets, waste dump sites, and abattoirs are major socioeconomic factors that often expose water sources, roads, and residents in their neighborhoods to danger of contamination and disease.
A senior official from Be'ah said the dump site in Al Amerat would be closed and rehabilitated once it took over the waste sector from the Muscat Municipality in 2017.
Government records show that a company called Shenzhen Luwei Property Management won the right to manage the dump site within the Hengtaiyu industrial park in Shenzhen's Guangming New District in 2013.
Opponents argue that the WCS is guilty of placing dump sites too near water sites that provide for nearby populaces.
The closure of the dump site in the Eumerli district by the municipality is believed to be the cause of the protests by the truck drivers.
Vast quantities of cleanup equipment were transported in vehicles to the dump site over the weekend, with more set to be imported in the future.
It was dubbed as Southeast Asia's largest dump site.
Owned by Samson Kaulinge, Mathews Hamutenya and Anne Gebhardt, the company was established in 2001 when it won a tender to manage the Kupferberg dump site outside Windhoek.
NORTHBORO - Allegations of an illegal odorous dump site that sickened neighbors and animals
Tashima filed the application in January for commencing documentation research into the possibility of hosting a dump site in the town.
The engineers were tasked to transport 5,000 cubic yards of topsoil two miles to a dump site on the UNCC campus beginning in late April.
None of the 26 dump zones have been examined in the past 30 years, only one dump site has been put on nautical charts to warn boaters, divers and fishermen, and state officials have been kept in the dark.