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How to use landfill in a sentence
Those efforts, though, are running up against tight restrictions on the types of projects already approved for those activities, like replanting a forest, capturing landfill gas or growing rice in flooded fields.Morning Report: Growing the County’s Carbon-Cutting Efforts|Voice of San Diego|February 3, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Those closures likely sent more cardboard and other recyclable materials to landfills.Unmasking the pandemic’s pollution problem|Stephen Ornes|January 28, 2021|Science News For Students
The amount of plastic recycled in the United States has increased over the last few decades — but those levels still pale in comparison with the amount of plastic that goes into landfills.Chemists are reimagining recycling to keep plastics out of landfills|Maria Temming|January 27, 2021|Science News
Businesses like restaurants can send their food scraps to the Miramar Greenery composting facility at the landfill, but they have to get a permit and comply with a bunch of other rules.Environment Report: Local Farms Want Your Table Scraps|MacKenzie Elmer|January 25, 2021|Voice of San Diego
For instance, a developer could invest in a project to capture planet-warming methane that leaks from a landfill but there aren’t a lot of projects like that left.County’s New Climate Plan Could Use the System That Doomed the Old Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|January 13, 2021|Voice of San Diego
That year, landfill gas accounted for 9,800 gigawatts of electricity generation, up more than 90 percent from 2003.
Covering 13 acres of a landfill no longer in use in West Nyack, it has a generating capacity of 2.36 megawatts.
For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.
At the end of October, the first landfill solar field in New York State was completed.
Every piece of garbage that is diverted from a landfill is a penny saved.Will Food Waste Power Your Home?|The Daily Beast|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for landfill
- disposal of waste material by burying it under layers of earth
- (as modifier)landfill sites