noun Also called sanitary landfill.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for landfill
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.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for landfill
- disposal of waste material by burying it under layers of earth
- (as modifier)landfill sites