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Descriptor English: Sanitary Landfill
Descriptor Spanish: Rellenos Sanitarios
Descriptor rellenos sanitarios
Entry term(s) enterramiento de residuos sólidos
relleno sanitario
Scope note: Sistema empleado para la eliminación definitiva de los residuos sólidos en el suelo. Estos residuos se esparcen y compactan en una serie de celdas, y se recubren diariamente con tierra para que no supongan un daño ni un peligro para el medioambiente.
Descriptor Portuguese: Aterros Sanitários
Descriptor French: Enfouissement Sanitaire
Entry term(s): Solid Waste Burial
Tree number(s): SP4.895.141.534.089
VS4.001.001.005.001.004.001
Scope note: 1. A system used for the final disposal of solid waste on the land, which is spread and compacted in a series of cells and covered daily with soil, in order to not lead any risk or harm to the environment. 2. Process used for the final disposal of solid waste in the soil, based on specific sanitation, engineering and operational standards, allowing the safe confinement of waste in terms of environmental pollution control and environmental protection. (Free translation of the original: Brazil. MMA, 2005)
Related: Methane MeSH
Open Dumps DeCS
Solid Waste Discharge DeCS
DeCS ID: 16422
Unique ID: DDCS016422
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Sanitary Landfill - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057797
Scope note 1. A system used for the final disposal of solid waste on the land, which is spread and compacted in a series of cells and covered daily with soil, in order to not lead any risk or harm to the environment. 2. Process used for the final disposal of solid waste in the soil, based on specific sanitation, engineering and operational standards, allowing the safe confinement of waste in terms of environmental pollution control and environmental protection. (Free translation of the original: Brazil. MMA, 2005)
Preferred term Sanitary Landfill
Entry term(s) Solid Waste Burial



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