What is another word for waste-yard?

9 synonyms found


[ wˈe͡ɪstjˈɑːd], [ wˈe‍ɪstjˈɑːd], [ w_ˈeɪ_s_t_j_ˈɑː_d]

A waste-yard is a place where waste is accumulated or stored. There are several synonyms for the term, including junkyard, landfill, dump, and garbage dump. A junkyard is a location where large amounts of discarded automobiles, appliances, scrap metal, and other junk are collected. A landfill is a designated area for the disposal of waste materials. A dump is a site where garbage and other materials are discarded. A garbage dump is a place where household and other waste materials are dumped. Regardless of the term used, waste-yards are essential in managing waste disposal to minimize environmental pollution.

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How to use "Waste-yard" in context?

A waste-yard is a large area around a municipal or industrial facility where trash, recyclable materials and slag are deposited and then dealt with in a logical and efficient manner. Officially, the term "waste-yard" refers to an area of land or water on which trash and other waste materials are deposited and then cared for until they can be processed or disposed of. In reality, a waste-yard often includes a number of separate areas, each used for a specific purpose.

Trash is generally deposited in a waste-yard by municipalities or large industrial complexes.

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