Sentence Examples


  • Of the 2.25 million tons of electronic waste reaching the end of their useful lives, only 18 percent (414,000 tons) was recycled and 82 percent (1.84 million tons) was disposed in such a way that it probably ended up in a landfill.
  • Landfill sites store all kinds of waste and rubbish, however much of this waste is not biodegradable, meaning that it will stay in its existing form in the landfill site for many years to come - perhaps many hundreds of years to come.
  • Landfill sites store all kinds of waste and rubbish, however much of this waste is not biodegradable, meaning that it will stay in its existing form in the landfill site for many years to come - perhaps many hundreds of years to come.
  • Taking things that too often get thrown away, even when they can be recycled, Ecoist saw a way of turning those items from landfill to high style, while also creating great jobs and promoting awareness of sustainability.
  • This type of technology can be simple or startlingly complex, but regardless of the science behind the task of breaking down consumable items, contributing less material to your local landfill is an achievable goal.