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Valuation operation consisting of the use of waste in excavated areas (such as mines or quarries) for reclaiming slopes (earthworks), safety or for engineering work in landscaping and where waste replaces other materials (not regarded as waste) that would have had to have been used for that same purpose. This operation includes the use of waste for filling in mines and quarries and replanting, land reclamation or landscaping.


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