trash dump

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Noun1.trash dump - a piece of land where waste materials are dumpedtrash dump - a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
eitchen midden, kitchen midden, midden - (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
garbage heap, junk heap, junk pile, refuse heap, rubbish heap, scrapheap, trash heap, trash pile - an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
toxic dumpsite, toxic waste dump, toxic waste site - a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
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BEIRUT: Sitting at a plastic table outside her sandwich shop in Beirut, Nadine Yazbeck says she wishes the government would deal with the stench from the local trash dump. "They really need to find a solution to these smells," said the 66-year-old Beirut resident, in a spotless white T-shirt and hair net.
BAD time to be corrupt politicians elsewhere though, as people throw them into trash dumps: That's what was done to punish corrupt politicians, at least in Ukraine.
The detainee, who is also known by his nickname of La Rana (the frog), was arrested in the community of Cocula, the site of the trash dump where the bodies of the students were supposedly incinerated.
Brazil's effort to rein in its trash dumps dates to 1981, when the country's first environmental law was passed.
He learned that garbage and trash dumps were more likely to be in Black and poor neighborhoods.
This is not only painful for the pocketbook but also for the planet as the dead flowers end up contributing to the waste stream and methane emissions from the trash dump.
"This car has become a trash dump," said Al-Khadi, explaining that no one knows who owns the car.
ONE IMAGE forever seared itself into Bucknell University sophomore Chau Tieu's brain while on a January 2013 trip to Nicaragua: A boy, no older than 5, eating food as he sat on a garbage pile at a trash dump next to the city of Nueva Vida.
The operator can then carry the unit to a designated trash dump area for cleaning without getting tramp metal anywhere near the molding equipment.
Incredible color photos show intricate scenes of the three dolls plus their friends Cochiy the parrot, Loro the tapir, plus a couple of monkey friends deciding how to clean up and restore the trash dump at Monkey Island.
* A snack food bag that disappears in weeks in a compost heap versus decades in a trash dump;
In July, investigators found 51 corpses in two days of digging in a field near a trash dump outside the northern metropolis of Monterrey.