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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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BOXING CLEVER: Michelle with Mark at last month's bash - and a different kind of glam as she visits her local rubbish dump
Negligence, however, had its final say; the governorate turned the plot of land into a steadily growing rubbish dump, fed by trucks from nearby agglomerations.
The Kotsiatis rubbish dump was supposed to close in 2009.
MEDIEVAL finds that were preserved in an ancient rubbish dump in Newcastle city centre have been described as some of the richest discoveries ever in the city.
Having turned Huddersfield into a dump they will then have succeeded in turning the countryside into a rubbish dump.
FURTHER to my Echo letter, Lane turned into rubbish dump. I ought to point out Clive Street Lane is not the only hotspot in Grangetown, either, what about Earl Street Lane?
"People were just coming down here and using the beach as a rubbish dump.
PROTESTERS against a controversial rubbish dump yesterday demanded tipping is stopped as a public inquiry got underway.
From paper and bottles, to fridges and general waste, Scotland is starting to look more like a rubbish dump than atourist destination.
FANCY living for three weeks on a rubbish dump? The people taking part in Dumped(Channel 4, Sunday to Wednesday) may look with envy at reality contestants whom erely have to survive in the jungle.
During this work a rubbish bin by a bus stop was removed and not put back, resulting in the pavement and grass quickly becoming a rubbish dump. I contacted Coun Deirdre Alden, and the bin was back in its place pronto.