sanitary landfill


Examples of sanitary landfill in a Sentence

even after many years in sanitary landfills, disposable diapers have proven to be resistant to decomposition
Recent Examples on the Web Many people work collecting rubbish for resale at the Matuail sanitary landfill, the largest waste disposal site in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 15 Nov. 2021 The modern sanitary landfill emerged in the 1970s, when states first devised legal guidelines for massive waste management. Dylan Taylor-Lehman, Popular Mechanics, 29 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sanitary landfill was in 1968

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“Sanitary landfill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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