Landfills in the United States
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) - more commonly known as trash or garbage - consists of everyday items people use and then throw away, such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bott...
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Frank R. Bowerman Landfill
The Frank R. Bowerman Landfill is a landfill in Orange County, California, opened in 1990. The landfill is located between Limestone Canyon Regional Park and Route 241. It was named after Professor Fr...
Freshkills Park
Freshkills Park is a landfill reclamation project on Staten Island. About 2,200 acres (8.9 km), it will be the largest park developed in New York City since the 19th century. Its construction beg...
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Mount Trashmore (Broward)
Mount Trashmore (formally known as the Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park since 2011 and the North Broward County Resource Recovery and Central Disposal Sanitary Landfill prior to 2011) is a 225-foot ...
Fresh Kills Landfill
The Fresh Kills Landfill was a landfill covering 2,200 acres (890 ha) in the New York City borough of Staten Island in the United States. The name comes from the landfill's location along the ban...
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Ringwood Mines landfill site
Ringwood Mines landfill site is a 500-acre former iron mining site located in the Borough of Ringwood, New Jersey. Used in the late 1960s and early 1970s by the large Ford Motor Plant in nearby Mahwah...
Kettleman Hills Hazardous Waste Facility
The Kettleman Hills Hazardous Waste Facility is a large (1,600 acre; 4,000 hectare) hazardous waste and municipal solid waste disposal facility, operated by Waste Management, Inc.. The landfill is loc...
Carleton Farms Landfill
The Carleton Farms Landfill is located in Sumpter Township of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.The landfill sits on 664 acres (2.69 km) of property and has a solid waste boundary of 388...
Agriculture Street Landfill
The Agriculture Street Landfill was a dump in New Orleans, Louisiana. The area was later developed for residential use, with unfortunate environmental consequences. It became a Superfund cleanup site...
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Laurel Park Incorporated
The Laurel Park, Inc. site, also known as Hunters Mountain Dump, or Murtha's Dump to locals, is a capped landfill that occupies approximately 20 acres (81,000 m) of a 35-acre (140,000 m) par...
Pfohl Brothers Landfill
78°42′17″W / 42.943544°N 78.70481°W / 42.943544; -78.70481The 120-acre (0.49 km) Pfohl Brothers Landfill was a privately owned and operated landfill in Cheektowaga, New Y...
Rolling Knolls Landfill
The Rolling Knolls Landfill is a landfill located in the Green Village section of Chatham Township in New Jersey. It is bordered on two sides by the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, and was forme...
Kin-Buc Landfill
The Kin-Buc Landfill is a 220-acre (0.89 km) Superfund site located in Edison, New Jersey where 70 million US gallons (260,000 m) of liquid toxic waste and 1 million tons of solid waste...
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Eastlake Landfill
Eastlake Landfill is a Class III landfill located in Clearlake, California.
Eastlake Landfill is a canyon fill which has been operating since 1972. It covers 32 acres, and is owned and operated by...
Randolph Farms Landfill
Randolph Farms Landfill is a 120 acre (486,000 m²) landfill owned by the Balkema family of Kalamazoo, Michigan, located in Modoc, Indiana. In addition to Randolph County, it serves Delaware, Madison, ...
Krejci Dump
81°32′W / 41.27°N 81.54°W / 41.27; -81.54The Krejci dump was a privately owned dump occupying 47 acres (19 ha) on several sites along Hines Hill Road near Boston Heights,...
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Junipero Serra Landfill
The Junipero Serra Landfill was a solid waste disposal site in Colma, California, USA. The site was closed in 1983 and ultimately developed by commercial land uses, collectively known as the Metro Ce...
Shpack Landfill
Shpack Landfill is a hazardous waste site in Norton, Massachusetts. After assessment by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) it was added to the National Priorities List in October ...
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Scarboro Landfill
The Scarboro Landfill is a controversial landfill in Harford County, Maryland in the United States. It is located on the property of the Harford Waste Disposal Center operated by the Harford County Go...
Olinda Landfill
The Olinda Landfill (official name: Olinda Alpha Sanitary Landfill) is a landfill situated in Orange County, California, west of the northern portion of Chino Hills State Park in Carbon Canyon in Oli...
Shoreline Park, Mountain View
122°05′07″W / 37.427°N 122.08537°W / 37.427; -122.08537Shoreline Park is a park in Mountain View, California, USA. It was originally a landfill for San Francisco garbage. The ...
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Rumpke Sanitary Landfill
84°35′51.50″W / 39.2728000°N 84.5976389°W / 39.2728000; -84.5976389Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, more colloquially known as Mount Rumpke or Rumpke Mountain, is one of the largest ...
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Love Canal
Love Canal was a neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York, located in the LaSalle section of the city. It officially covers 36 square blocks in the far southeastern corner of the city, along 99th Stree...
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Hickory Ridge Landfill
The Hickory Ridge Landfill is a municipal solid waste landfill located in Conley, Georgia, United States and privately owned by Republic Services. The site was opened in 1993 and closed in 2006; it c...
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Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill
Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill, opened in 1935 in Fresno, California, was the first modern landfill in the U.S., pioneering the use of trenching, compacting, and daily burial to combat rodent and ...
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Mallard Lake Landfill
Mallard Lake Landfill is a solid waste landfill in DuPage County, Illinois, west of Mallard Lake.In 1974, the district established a solid waste landfill west of the lake. The landfill began operation...
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Hercules 009 Landfill
The Hercules 009 Landfill Superfund site is a 16.5-acre (67,000 m) property that is bordered by Georgia State Route 25 (Spur 25) on the west; an automobile dealership on the north; a juvenile sla...
Toyon Canyon Landfill
The Toyon Canyon Landfill was a controversial landfill wholly within Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Filling began in 1957 and ended in 1985. A lawsuit in 1959 attempted to stop the project but was unsucc...
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Fountain Avenue (Brooklyn)
Fountain Avenue is a north-south running street in Brooklyn, New York. Traffic on the avenue is bidirectional for most of its length.Its north end is at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Conduit...
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Warren County PCB Landfill
Warren County PCB Landfill was a PCB landfill located in Warren County, North Carolina, near the community of Afton south of Warrenton. The landfill was created in 1982 by the State of North Carolina ...