What is another word for refuse heap?

35 synonyms found


[ ɹɪfjˈuːz hˈiːp], [ ɹɪfjˈuːz hˈiːp], [ ɹ_ɪ_f_j_ˈuː_z h_ˈiː_p]

A refuse heap, also known as a garbage pile or dump, is a collection of waste materials that have been discarded or thrown away. There are several synonyms for the term refuse heap, each with varying degrees of specificity. A landfill is a type of refuse heap that is used for the disposal of large quantities of waste materials, while a compost pile is a specific type of refuse heap used for the purpose of creating fertilizer from organic waste. Other synonyms for refuse heap include rubbish heap, trash pile, and junkyard. Regardless of the terminology used, a refuse heap is a sign of the negative impact of human activity on the environment, and the need for better waste management practices.

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How to use "Refuse heap" in context?

If ever there was a sight that embodied wastefulness, it would be a refuse heap. Clotted with plastic, bottles, and packaging, the heap is a visual representation of everything that is wrong with our disposable society.

The problem with wastefulness is not just the environmental damage it inflicts, but also the cost to society. Every day, we produce more waste than we can comfortably handle and recycling is not happening fast enough to make up for it.

The refuse heap is a perfect example of this problem. It's a visual representation of how our society can't function without throwaway products.

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