landfilling

landfilling
landfill land‧fill [ˈlændfɪl] noun
1. [uncountable] the practice of burying waste from industry and homes in large holes in the ground, or the waste buried in this way:

• The 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 buried:

• Typically, 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.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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