What is done with garbage after it is taken to the dump?

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asked Oct 17, 2017 in Green Living by Lnir (210 points)
What is done with garbage after it is taken to the dump?

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answered Oct 17, 2017 by Zarc y (330 points)
At  most landfills the garbage is sorted before actually being buried in the landfill.

Some but maybe not all landfills will sort the recyclables from the actual trash.

And some trash services will actually sort the recyclables out of the trash before taking the trash to the landfill.

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