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landfill

in environmental law, a site for the deposit of waste on to or into land where the site is a waste disposal site, or used for the storage of waste. The fact that a site for the deposit of waste is at the place of production of the waste does not prevent the site from being a landfill.
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I've been watching the rubbish pile up day after day while I've been working on the shop since last year.
"This bin strike isn't going to finish until September, so what are we going to do, just let these mountains of rubbish pile up?
Chop the services, watch the rubbish pile up city-wide with only a handful of bodies to clean it.
The rubbish pile was measured and weighed yesterday and the exercise will be repeated next year to see if re-use and recycling has reduced the mountain.
A WOMAN has been fined for letting bags of rubbish pile up in her garden.
RUBBISH PILE: Angry residents (from left) Glyn Borowski, Joyce Clarke, Kathleen Peel, Nyree Borowski.
"At least it means we haven't had any flies in our kitchens this summer - they've all been on the rubbish pile!" She said she had contacted both the new Labour MP Preet Gill and Tory councillor Bruce Lines about the issue.
The Lamby Way sculpture, which will span 27 metres and take the form of an enormous illuminated glass eye on an artificial rubbish pile, was given the go-ahead by Cardiff council planning committee.
THREE home owners who let rubbish pile up in their gardens have been fined.
Run by site operators Mears, the store is open four days a week and sells scores of items reclaimed from the rubbish pile. Shop manager Kim Murphy said: "I'm constantly amazed by what some people throw away - you name it and we get people throwing it away."Furniture, crockery, toys, electrical goods, doors and much more - a lot of it in excellent condition and some virtually brand new.