sanitary landfill

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sanitary landfill

Rehabilitated land in which garbage and trash have been buried; a landfill.
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1. Also called sanitary landfill. a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.
2. the solid refuse itself.
3. to create more usable land by this means.
4. to build up (an area of land) by means of a landfill.
5. to use in a landfill.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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san·i·tar·y landfill

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Noun1.sanitary landfill - a low area where waste is buried between layers of earth
landfill - a low area that has been filled in
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Previously, a group of private trash haulers and recyclers complained about the P3 tipping fee for the sanitary landfill.
The activist added that he supported the proposed sanitary landfill as a solution to the region's rubbish woes, providing it adhered to environmental standards.
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The EU Representative in Jerusalem Ralph Tarraf, the Consul General of France in Jerusalem Pierre Cochard, AFD Country Director Katherine Bonnaud, and Bjorn Philipp the Program Leader for Sustainable Development at the World Bank joined the Palestinian Minister of Local Governance Majdi Al-Saleh, the Director General of the Municipal Development and Lending Fund Tawfiq Budeiri, and officials from the Joint Service Council in Southern Gaza and representatives of the local communities to celebrate the completion of the construction works at Al-Fukhari (Sofa) sanitary landfill site.
They said that given that locals live near the area where it will be built, they will be exposed to diseases from the garbage and that seepage may find its way to the boreholes which locals draw water from.TROUBLED LOCALSThe residents who visited sanitary landfills in Tanzania and South Africa told of troubled locals living near the dumpsite.
'There was no formal summary regarding landfill site on agenda but it was just an information shared by the planning wing', he clarified, adding: 'I have directed the concerned formation to earmark the land for sanitary landfill site within two weeks.'
She said the old one was part of the project during the construction and commissioning of the sanitary landfill in 2005, and that a new incinerator was installed and commissioned in October 2017 to complement the old one, adding that the council was able to operate and maintain the two incinerators.
Construction of waste sorting plant in Bishkek will start in 2020, said director of the Bishkek sanitary landfill site Talgat Umetaliyev.
The proposal excludes Iloilo City, which already has its own sanitary landfill in Calajuran in Mandumao District.
This now means that the proposed Sh2 billion sanitary landfill project in Mitumbiri, Maragua Constituency, will be put on hold until proper public participation is done.
Iloilo City -- A group of residents of a barangay in Mina town, Iloilo, is opposing the creation of a sanitary landfill.