Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- Area where solid waste is disposed of by simply dumping it. Often causes severe environmental problems, such as water pollution, and creates a health hazard. Illegal in the United States and in many other countries around the world.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.