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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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The Hulene garbage dump is the largest such facility in Maputo.
Residents frequent the Hulene garbage dump, looking for food and things to sell.
They have also appealed to shift the garbage dump near the girls' college, besides razing all sorts of encroachments and illegal structures in this traffic congested areas and its side streets on priority basis.
A section of the garbage dump collapsed on Friday (14th April) causing damage to a large number of houses.
IBl AL-SAQI: A large number of expired glass medication vials were thrown into a garbage dump between Wata Khiam and the outskirts of Ibl al-Saqi village, near Marjayoun.
At a press conference to present its findings, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF) said: "So far, the EAAF has not found scientific evidence to link the elements recovered at the Cocula garbage dump with the missing students.
One time almost 5,000 people were all sat at this garbage dump in the Philippines and we just came along like a big carnival.
The four workers tried in vain not to be eaten up by the garbage dump when the backhoe that Balahibo operated caved in from the area's soft surface, initial reports said.
The Lixao do Aura, or Aura garbage dump, is located in an area designated as an Area of Environmental Protection (APA) and receives nearly 2,000 tonnes of garbage per day from the more than 450,000 homes in greater Belem, according to Brazil's Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
The mayor's office provided the findings of the monitoring of the garbage dump of the capital city.
This new garbage dump is considered to be one of the environmental safety projects in Jeddah, rated to be among the highly polluted cities of the world.
Scientists believe that the world's largest ocean garbage dump is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that lies midway between Hawaii and San Francisco.