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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 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).
Sir Terry said Canada, where he is based, has cleanliness levels far higher than Wales, adding, "People have to understand that if we are happy to live in a garbage dump then companies are not going to invest here and create new jobs."
Tiffs political control was especially rigid at garbage dumps, where pepenadores worked almost like serfs.
Summary: Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): A body of a newborn baby was found in a garbage dump near District Hospital in Hordoi on Friday, police said.
BALAKOT: Due to lack of boundary wall and negligence on part of the authorities concerned, the Balakot grid station has turned into a garbage dump and pasture.Despite passage of 14 years after the destructive earthquake of October 08, 2005 measuring 7.
Karachi -- A spacious garbage dump and hills of debris just in front of the premier varsity of Pakistan, Karachi University, not just depicts the bad taste of KU officials, but also is source of nuisance for hundreds of thousands of commuters that use the University Road, one of the busiest arteries of the megacity.
Summary: Dozens of fishermen held a protest in Burj Hammoud Thursday evening to complain about garbage being thrown into the sea after a truck unloaded waste at the area's infamous garbage dump.
At a garbage dump in central Sri Lanka a herd of wild elephants forage among a mountain of rubbish, swallowing dangerous scraps of plastic mixed with rotting food in what experts warn is an increasing problem for the revered animals.
Authorities believe more bodies could be buried at the Hulene garbage dump on the outskirts of Maputo, and a search was underway.
A search began shortly after the garbage gave way, as officials believe more bodies were submerged under the Hulene garbage dump outside of Maputo, the (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-mozambique-garbage-dump-collapse-20180219-story.html) Associated Press reported. 
Download Death toll from garbage dump landslide in Sri Lanka reaches 32 NNA - The death toll from a landslide of a garbage dump in Sri Lanka rose to 32 on Wednesday with eight others still missing.