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a low area that has been filled in

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The group says this is why Europe ordered the phase-out of the landfilling of organic materials in 1999.
In Texas: In Dallas, which has pilot mixed-plastic collection and supermarket drop-off programs, some 40% of the material is said to be going to landfill because of contamination, inadequate demand for mixed plastics, and low tipping fees that make landfilling relatively affordable.
By choking off the oxygen that some microbes need and by withholding the water required to foster microbial decay, dry landfilling slows degradation.
Considering that the above figures do not reflect the $66,000 in landfilling fees that are avoided, the operation is an astounding financial success.
The site encompasses an area of approximately 262 hectares, 135 of which are permitted for landfilling.