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Status of landfills in the Seoul region

  • Location: Geomdan and Geoam-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon and Yangchon-myeon, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do (15,400,000㎡)
  • Operation method: Agreement signed for building and operating landfills in the Seoul region (among the Ministry of Environment, three cities, and one province in Feb. 1989)
  • Current fill ratio: 55% ※ Expected to be operational after 2044

Current status of landfills

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Scale of landfills

1st landfill site

  • Land area (10,000㎡) : 404
  • Landfill area (10,000㎡) : 251
  • Volume of landfill (10,000 tons) : 6,400
  • Filling period : ’92.2 ~’00.10

2nd landfill site

  • Land area (10,000㎡) : 356
  • Landfill area (10,000㎡) : 248
  • Volume of landfill (10,000 tons) : 7,800
  • Filling period : ’00.10 ~’16.12

 

3rd landfill site

  • Land area (10,000㎡) : 307
  • Landfill area (10,000㎡) : 221

4th landfill site

  • Land area (10,000㎡) : 338
  • Landfill area (10,000㎡) : 181

Other facilities

  • Land area (10,000㎡) : 135

 

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