until the 1930s, landfills were
little more than dumps but for centuries they were seen as a solution to the
problem of solid waste and to the problem of unusable land . in New York for
example, landfills were created to specifically make taxable land from land
thought to be useless or dangerous such as marshy and swampy areas. what is
however evident is that landfills lead to an economic despair of the place it...