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Those efforts, though, are running up against tight restrictions on the types of projects already approved for those activities, like replanting a forest, capturing landfill gas or growing rice in flooded fields.

Those closures likely sent more cardboard and other recyclable materials to landfills.

The amount of plastic recycled in the United States has increased over the last few decades — but those levels still pale in comparison with the amount of plastic that goes into landfills.

Businesses like restaurants can send their food scraps to the Miramar Greenery composting facility at the landfill, but they have to get a permit and comply with a bunch of other rules.

For instance, a developer could invest in a project to capture planet-warming methane that leaks from a landfill but there aren’t a lot of projects like that left.

That year, landfill gas accounted for 9,800 gigawatts of electricity generation, up more than 90 percent from 2003.

Covering 13 acres of a landfill no longer in use in West Nyack, it has a generating capacity of 2.36 megawatts.

For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.

At the end of October, the first landfill solar field in New York State was completed.

Every piece of garbage that is diverted from a landfill is a penny saved.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to landfill, such as: depot, junkyard, ash heap, disposal area, dumping ground, and garbage lot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.