landfill landfill  /ˈlænd ˌfɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a low area that has been filled in

Usage(s):

  1. A big reason for Britain's landfill addiction is that it's relatively inexpensive to bury rubbish.
  2. For decades, New York's trash went to Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island.
  3. The plastic bags you bring home from the supermarket probably end up in a landfill.

News

  1. Whatever happened to ... Cleanup has improved Birchwood Pike landfill

    Question: Whatever happened to the landfill cleanup on Birchwood Pike?
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Landfill only open to four-wheel-drive vehicles

    The landfill is open to commercial and four-wheel-drive vehicles only due to muddy conditions.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Rapid City Journal

  3. Landfill fire gets new life

    The yard waste pile at the city landfill is ablaze — again.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Rapid City Journal

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Quotes

  1. "There are some 4 billion of these plastic bags floating around the place, getting into landfill, ending up affecting our wildlife, and showing up on our beaches while we are on holidays," Environment Minister Peter Garrett said on Thursday.
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: Reuters UK

  2. Tory MP Edward Leigh, chairman of the committee, said: "Faced with the 1999 EU directive limiting the amount of biodegradable waste sent to landfill, DEFRA issued no fewer than four vaguely worded consulation papers and strategies on waste...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Edward Leigh Source: Daily Mail

  3. Introducing the 2007 waste strategy for England, Mr Miliband said: "Our key objectives are less waste, more re-use and recycling, more energy from waste and less landfill."
    on May 24, 2007 By: David Miliband Source: guardian.co.uk

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