The process and system involved in diverting waste from landfills is called Waste Diversion. It can also be referred to as Landfill Diversion. This is done through waste reduction activities such as recycling and source reduction. The success of Waste Diversion can be measured through comparing the size and number of landfills from the previous year. If the current year shows that the size and number of landfills has decreased then the landfill diversion activities are considered successful.