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What is the difference between a dump and a sanitary landfill?
A dump is a hole in the ground with trash simply piled in it. A landfill, on the other hand, is a sophisticated, engineered construction project that makes use of the latest science to protect the environment.
What is a waste dump?
a. A site for the disposal of solid waste in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt.
What is meant by a landfill site?
A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial. … Historically, landfills have been the most common method of organized waste disposal and remain so in many places around the world.