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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:
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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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