Where Does Our Garbage Go? How much fuel does it takes to transport your garbage to the nearest landfill? If Michigan residents reduced their garbage by half, (by reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting) how much fuel would Michigan save? What’s the difference between a landfill and a dump? Find the answers to these and other questions by exploring this interactive web module. Supports Energy Resources Unit Lessons 6, 7, and 8.