English version

landfill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlandfillland‧fill /ˈlændfɪl/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]RUBBISH/WASTE the practice of burying waste under the ground, or the waste buried in this way2 [countable]RUBBISH/WASTE a place where waste is buried under the groundFrom Longman Business Dictionarylandfillland‧fill /ˈlændfɪl/ noun1[uncountable] the practice of burying waste from industry and homes in large holes in the ground, or the waste buried in this wayThe chemicals were trucked and used as landfill.landfilling noun [uncountable]Recycling programs across the US typically cost far more than landfilling.2 (also landfill site) [countable] a place where waste is buriedTypically, used oil is dumped into landfills.For every tonne of household waste that is disposed of through a landfill site, the council pays £13 in tax.
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