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landfill

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

[′lan‚fil]
(civil engineering)
Disposal of solid waste by burying in layers of earth in low ground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The said dumpsite in Sitio Sta Rosa was located in a protected area.
Keo Channarith, the director of the Dangkor Dumpsite Management Committee, told The Post on Tuesday that the landfill will be full by the end of 2020 or early 2021.
The company launched plantation on the front facade of dumpsite facing Ring Road as a pilot project.
Filed by the ombudsman in 2012, the case against Vergara involves violation of Section 37 of Republic Act 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.The case stemmed from Vergara's alleged failure to stop the operation and to convert an open dumpsite located in the villages of Valle Cruz and San Isidro in Cabanatuan City into a controlled dumpsite on or before February 2004.Section 37 of RA 9003 mandates the local government units to convert open dumpsites into controlled oneswithin three yearsfrom the effectivity of the Act in 2001.
The research was carried out at the Onderstepoort waste dumpsite in the northern part of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Umapad dumpsite,###Upper respiratory and skin###[33]
100 % (present in all dumpsite soils analyzed) had the highest frequency of occurrence amongst the isolates.Percentage seedling emergence was significantly reduced from 86.67 13.33 % - 100.00 0.00 % in control (top) soil to 60.00 0.00 % to 93.33 6.67 % in CAPITOL dumpsite soil.
There has been significant deterioration in groundwater quality due to the leachate emanated from dumpsite into the wells located within the radius of the study area.
CHARITY APPEAL: Elinor Perry with Judith (above) at her home on the Tondo dumpsite and (below) with staff from the PCF school "NOTHING can prepare you for the sights, sounds and smells that hit you when you arrive at the dump sites," said Elinor Perry.
Dubai: The smell of freshly cooked biryani wafting in the air next to a dumpsite provided a welcome change for hundreds of garbage collectors at the Al Ghusais landfill on Monday.
The case originally started when the Consumer Protection Department in Barka received a call stating that some expat labourers were carrying large quantities of potatoes from Barka dumpsite and they distributed to a number of shops and restaurants.
The gargabe problems came after the people, living close to Sofia operational landfill at Suhodol, started staging rallies, demanding the closing of the dumpsite on the western outskirts of Bulgaria's capital over health and environmental concerns.