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transfer station

noun
1.
a place where residential garbage and commercial wastes are compressed, baled, and loaded on vehicles for moving to disposal sites, as for landfill.
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Examples from the web for transfer station
  • The water is piped to a filtration plant and then to a heat-transfer station on the lakeside.
  • The water is piped to a filtration plant and then to a heat-transfer station on the mainland.
  • Residents must purchase a transfer station sticker in order to use the station.
British Dictionary definitions for transfer station

transfer station

noun
1.
(NZ) a municipal depot where rubbish is sorted for recycling or relocation to a landfill site
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