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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landfill

A landfill site is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and the oldest form of waste treatment (although the burial part is modern; historically, refuse ...

www.epa.gov/landfills

Modern landfills are well-engineered facilities designed to receive specific kinds of waste, including municipal solid waste (MSW), construction and demolition ...

www.epa.gov/landfills/basic-information-about-landfills

Feb 21, 2017 ... They are also designed to protect the environment from contaminants, which may be present in the waste stream. Landfills cannot be built in ...

www.advanceddisposal.com/for-mother-earth/education-zone/learn-about-landfills.aspx

Landfills are not designed to break down trash, merely to bury it. That's because they contain minimal amounts of oxygen and moisture, which prevents trash ...

www.loudoun.gov/landfill

Landfill. Scalehouse. Contact Solid Waste Management Facility 21101 Evergreen Mills Rd. Leesburg, VA 20175. Ph: 703-771-5500. Hours Monday - Saturday

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/landfill3.htm

Landfill - carefully designed structure built into or on top of the ground in which trash is isolated from the surrounding environment (groundwater, air, rain).

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/landfill.htm

Some gets recycled or recovered and some is burned, but the majority is buried in landfills. In this article, we will examine how a landfill is made, what happens ...

www.zerowasteamerica.org/landfills.htm

Information on landfills, landfill technology, landfill liners, landfill leakage, landfill leachate, and landfill emissions,

enviroliteracy.org/environment-society/waste-management/landfills

Landfills are the most widely utilized solid waste management option. What is in our landfills? Although findings differ slightly, in 2006 approximately 26 percent ...