noun Also called sanitary landfill.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for landfill
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