Test Your Landfill Knowledge

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Test how much you know about the Miramar Landfill, you may not know as much as you think you do. Click "Start Quiz" below to begin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     When is the landfill scheduled for closure?
    • A. 

      2019

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      2016

  • 2. 
    Batteries are allowed to be dropped off in the landfill?
    • A. 

      Yes, batteries can be dropped off in the landfill.

    • B. 

      No, batteries can only be dropped off at the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility (located outside of the landfill).

    • C. 

      Both, batteries can be dropped off at the landfill disposal site and at the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility.

  • 3. 
    Radioactive material is allowed at the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This year the Miramar Landfill will be celebrating its 50th anniversary?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    90% of the gases produced from the landfill are used as fuel to power the electrical generators?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bioacoustics as well as stuffed seagulls are placed in deathlike positions around the landfill to frighten birds?
    • A. 

      Birds are not a problem at the landfill.

    • B. 

      Only, stuffed seagulls are placed are placed in the deathlike positions around the landfill.

    • C. 

      Only, bioacoustics are positioned around the landfill to frighten off birds.

    • D. 

      Both bioacoustics and stuffed seagulls in the deathlike position are used to frighten off birds.

  • 7. 
    How many tons of waste is dumped into the landfill each year?
    • A. 

      2 million tons

    • B. 

      839,000 tons

    • C. 

      1.1 million tons

    • D. 

      1.2 million tons

  • 8. 
    What year was the landfill originally planned to close?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2005

  • 9. 
    The landfill uses a liner design which essentially forms a giant trash bag?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    City of San Diego residents can pick up mulch, compost and wood chips for free?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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