Landfill, definition of
Land waste disposal site in which waste is generally spread in thin layers, compacted, and covered with a fresh layer of soil each day.EcoWho Articles where 'Landfill' used:EcoWho blog posts where 'Landfill' used:News & Blog articles where 'Landfill' used:
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- Thousands of dead cattle dumped in Kansas landfill
Top U.S. cattle feeders sent 1000 pounds of cattle carcasses to landfills following massive deaths caused by the June heatwave, according to documents reported by Reuters.[...]
- Single-use food packaging waste nearly doubled during the pandemic
Single-use food and beverage container waste found on Canadian coasts almost doubled during the peak of COVID-19. This is according to the 2020 "Dirty Dozen" report prepared by the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. About 15,000 volunteers helped clean...
- The Dawn Of The E-Vehicle Battery Environmental Disaster …Discarded Even Sooner Than Expected
“We would never have imagined the quantities that would accumulate after such a short time,” says Schmidt. His company alone and competitor Duesenfeld, both of which specialize in recycling car batteries, are recycling more than 4,000 tons of batteries...
- Used face masks could be repurposed for making roads
A recent study published in the journal Science of The Total Environment has revealed that discarded, single-use face masks could be used to make stronger, cheaper roads...
- Green Box: a hotel amenity kit made of compostable plastic
Designed to help tackle plastic waste in the hospitality industry, the Green Box is a circular hotel amenities kit full of bathroom items made from compostable plastic...
- Greyparrot bags $2.2M seed to scale its AI for waste management
London-based Greyparrot, which uses computer vision AI to scale efficient processing of recycling, has bagged £1.825 million (~$2.2M) in seed funding, topping up the $1.2M in pre-seed funding it had raised previously. The latest round is led by early...
- Geothermal-powered education center anchors Louisvilles new Waterfront Botanical Gardens
A notorious old landfill in Louisville, Kentucky is being transformed into the new Waterfront Botanical Gardens, a verdant 23.5-acre site designed by architecture firm Perkins + Will. At the heart of the newly opened gardens is the 6,000-square-foot Graeser...
- How to properly and safely dispose of these 10 items in your home
Toxic chemicals, e-waste, light bulbs and batteries are just a few common household items that exit our homes and can end up in the landfill, where they may or may not break down or leach into the soil and water...
- How your salon visit contributes to your carbon footprint
As the services available at salons evolve, waste, pollution and exposure to toxins have increasingly become part of the experience. When one considers that the beauty industry creates 420,000 pounds of waste every day in America alone, it’s not difficult...
- eVolo announces winners of the 2019 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2019 Skyscraper Competition from a pool of 478 projects. A jury of architects and designers selected three winners and 27 honorable mentions. The annual award recognizes “visionary ideas for building [high-rise]...
What is Landfill?
- Landfill Gas
Gas that is generated by decomposition of
organic material at landfill disposal sites. Landfill gas is approximately
50 percent methane.
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