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  • v. Present participle of landfill.


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  • Taxpayers in this state are taxed to prevent solid waste landfilling while federal regulations insist out of state (and also out of country) “solids” be allowed to be brought into this state and bargained for by private companies who own the landfills.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Trouble With State Government

  • In the feature documentary category, "Inside Job" tracks the financial meltdown, "Restrepo" follows a platoon of soldiers in Afghanistan, and both "Gasland" and "Waste Land" tally the environmental consequences of man-made actions fracking and landfilling, respectively.

    Oscars 2011 preview: What will viewers be talking about?

  • Moving beyond the environmental consequences of making, filling, transporting and landfilling those billions of bottles, Royte examines the state of tap water today (you may be surprised), and the social impact of water-hungry multinationals sinking ever more pumps into tiny rural towns.

    Getting to third base with our pristine Columbia Gorge (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The best disposal option for food waste is neither landfilling nor incineration.

    Allen Hershkowitz: How to Manage Food Waste

  • And yet, the alternative to incineration - landfilling - doesn't seem attractive either.

    Sandra Steingraber: The Hope Inside Canada's Garbage Cans

  • It will be difficult for these ventures to scale up their technologies and compete with the extremely low cost of landfilling waste in the U.S.

    Waste Management's Far Out Trash-to-Energy Plans

  • If the consumer cannot put it into such a unit it's no better than landfilling.

    Noble Juice PLA Packaging

  • Fortunately, increasing costs of and restrictions on landfilling this Stuff, plus a desire to avoid waste and create jobs, have encouraged dozens of new businesses devoted to recovering these valuable resources.


  • Those are impressive numbers—I give them to every public official considering incineration or landfilling of hazardous waste.


  • Rather than cut down on consumption, which would hurt economic growth, governments encouraged citizens to recycle, which appeared to be a clean, efficient alternative to burning and landfilling.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump


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