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Fact Filled Tuesday: Landfills

Published on March 31, 2015 By administrator

What is a landfill? A landfill is a large area of land or an excavated site that is specifically designed and built to receive wastes. Today, about 56 percent of our country’s trash is disposed of in landfills (EPA, 2003). Items such as appliances, newspapers, books, magazines, plastic containers, packaging, food scraps, yard trimmings, and [...]