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Here's a method of waste disposal that was inspired by the saying “Out of sight, out of mind.” But it's quickly becoming a luxury in what is now a very full world.

Today's Lesson
LANDFILL   埋立地、ごみ投棄場


  • A landfill is an area of land where waste is buried.
  • landfill とは、ごみを埋める土地、つまり、埋立地のことです。



  1. (to an American who has just arrived in Japan)
    Burnable trash is incinerated, and unburnable trash is taken to the landfill.
  2. They're proposing a new landfill site south of the city.
  3. Kansai International Airport was built on a landfill in Osaka Bay.

英会話レッスンWaste not, want not!