transfer station


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transfer station

n.
1. A station, as on a rail line, where a passenger can transfer from one public conveyance to another.
2. A facility where solid waste materials, including yard waste, demolition materials, and household refuse, are transferred from small vehicles to large trucks for transport to landfills, recycling centers, and other disposal sites.

transfer station

n
(Environmental Science) NZ a municipal depot where rubbish is sorted for recycling or relocation to a landfill site
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