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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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Hundreds of elephants elsewhere are also known to forage at dozens of rubbish tips near elephant habitats.
Kazadzis said that ten days ago he and others realised that work to clear a large plot was underway and after enquiring from workers what they were doing, they found out that what was akin to "a large rubbish tip" was being put on their doorstep.
A LEACHATE plant may be built to treat potentially toxic substances and waste material which leak underground from a closed rubbish tip.
The Victorian doll's head was discovered by Debbie Hall, from Bill Quay, Gateshead, on an old rubbish tip 37 years ago.
We have this rubbish tip facing our front door and back door and we can't get out of our home at all without seeing these banks and the rubbish hidden behind it.
At different times I had four children, two bikes, two Christmas trees and all the junk that gathers over six months in my own personal rubbish tip disguised as a garage.
Prior to its redevelopment, the riverbed had been used as a rubbish tip generating an irregular, undulating topography with changes in level of up to 30m.
His North London house and garden were so filled with junk and rubbish, many people thought it was the local rubbish tip. The local council tried to persuade him to clear up the mess, but he refused, clinging to the saying that a man's home is his castle.
Workers at a rubbish tip are fighting back after being attacked by savage seagulls and crazy crows.
SPECIALIST officers were back at a rubbish tip yesterday, resuming the search for the suitcase used by Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi before his deadly terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert.
Dr David Mason, principal archaeologist for Durham County Council, said the site became a Roman rubbish tip in later years.
They will make our road look like a rubbish tip. Carol Cox On Blues missing out on a midfield signing Oh dear, the DVD didn't work then.