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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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In the event of any further collapse of the garbage dump, people living in vulnerable parts along the garbage dump may temporarily be evacuated in order to prevent another disaster.
After seeing the kids we then go to prisons, refugee camps and garbage dumps to spend time with other people," he said.
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.
Tiffs political control was especially rigid at garbage dumps, where pepenadores worked almost like serfs.
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.
Whitman said the firebrick is basically being recovered from a garbage dump.
KARACHI -- The bodies of two newborn babies were found on a garbage dump in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Tuesday, police said.
Summary: New Delhi [India] September 1 (ANI): Two people died and five others were rescued on Friday after a garbage dump caved in at East Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site.
Sources said he decided to cut the visit short as a result of the disaster at the Meetotamulla garbage dump, which has killed over 26 people.
A landslide at a large garbage dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa over the weekend has killed 113 people, local authorities said Wednesday as the search for missing people continued at the site.