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Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A widely used method of garbage disposal that consists of dumping garbage on waste land, such as a quarry, open-cast mine, or swamp. Ideally, this is evenly spread, compacted, and covered...

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landfill

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A widely used method of garbage disposal that consists of dumping garbage on waste land, such as a quarry, open-cast mine, or swamp. Ideally, this is evenly spread, compacted, and covered...

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landfill

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 205 words.

A widely used method of garbage disposal that consists of dumping garbage on waste land, such as a quarry, open-cast mine, or swamp. Ideally, this is evenly spread, compacted, and covered...

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secure landfill

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

A solid waste disposal site (*landfill) that is lined and capped with an *impermeable barrier in

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secure landfill

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

A solid waste disposal site (*landfill) that is lined and capped with an *impermeable barrier in

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landfill tax

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 43 words.

In the UK, a tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. The current (2016–17...

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landfill tax

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 24 words.

A tax charge, introduced in the Finance Act 1996, on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. See...

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landfill tax

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 24 words.

A tax charge, introduced in the Finance Act 1996, on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. See...

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secure landfill

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

A solid waste disposal site (landfill) that is lined and capped with an impermeable barrier in order to

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landfill gas

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 45 words.

Gas that is produced in *landfill sites by the anaerobic decomposition of *cellulose (mainly paper). The gas consists

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landfill gas

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 45 words.

Gas that is produced in *landfill sites by the anaerobic decomposition of *cellulose (mainly paper). The gas consists

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landfill tax

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 49 words.

A tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. It is charged on disposals made on

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landfill tax

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 49 words.

A tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. It is charged on disposals made on

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landfill tax

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 45 words.

A tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. It is charged on disposals made on

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landfill techniques

M. Mishra.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 2121 words.

A landfill is a site where material (‘waste’) discarded by individuals and organizations is disposed of because there are no

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sanitary landfill

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Environmental Science.

A traditional approach to solid waste management, in which material is simply dumped in holes in the ground (landfill) and then covered with soil

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secure landfill

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A solid waste disposal site (landfill) that is lined and capped with an impermeable barrier in order to prevent leakage or leaching.

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landfill tax

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Law.

A tax charge, introduced in the Finance Act 1996, on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. See Waste Disposal.

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landfill tax

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 28 words.

In the UK, a tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill. The current (2009–10

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landfill tax

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 29 words.

A tax charge on the commercial disposal of waste by way of landfill imposed by the Finance Act 1996 s 39–71; sch 5. ...

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Landfill Tax

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 126 words.

Tax paid for each tonne of *waste going to landfill in the *United Kingdom. Since its introduction in 1990s, the rate payable has been progressively increasing. This has been done with the...

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