waste material

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Noun1.waste material - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwantedwaste material - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
dross, impurity - worthless or dangerous material that should be removed; "there were impurities in the water"
exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes - gases ejected from an engine as waste products
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
filth, skank, crud - any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
sewage, sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
effluent, sewer water, wastewater - water mixed with waste matter
food waste, garbage, refuse, scraps - food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
pollutant - waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
rubbish, trash, scrap - worthless material that is to be disposed of
slop - (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand; "she carried out the sink slops"
toxic industrial waste, toxic waste - poisonous waste materials; can cause injury (especially by chemical means)
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presentation / exchange / collection / organization waste container - presentation of vacuum trucks - provision of cleaning personnel - professional cleaning and disposal of natural gas condensate residues (mercury pollution) - professional cleaning and disposal of separator dusts (residues in the sense of strlschv) - professional disposal of all waste types according to lv - creation of en and bgs - delivery of containers - maintenance, testing oil separators / small wastewater treatment plants
Once that identification was possible, scientists were better able to match specific microbes to specific waste types to optimize outcomes.
Tadweer highlighted its role in managing all waste types, except primary sewage and radioactive material, and stressed on the role of developing a comprehensive system to deal with waste collection, transfer, treatment, and disposal in collaboration with the private sector.
The double bagging polypropylene autoclave bags were loaded only 2/3 full with all waste types.
It is also considered that the waste types deposited under the terms of the licence would not have an adverse impact on the proposed development.
Container labels should also clearly identify the waste types present within, and should be signed by the producer ready for onward disposal.
Mr Simpson added: "The ability to produce records - including photographs, exact locations, dates, times and waste types - will be of great benefit for intelligence-led intervention, as well as being able to report findings in a clearly understandable format.
Several studies are currently under way on waste types and the site of the complex, he said.
FlyMapper is a much easier way to identify hot-spots and problem waste types.
The project focuses on two key waste types - high-tech electronics waste from the electrical and electronic equipment, automotive and photovoltaic (PV) sectors and construction and demolition waste, which consumes huge amounts of resources and generates a substantial proportion (an estimated 30-50 per cent) of Europe's total waste - 850-900 million tonnes a year.
The facility on the Quarry Wood Industrial Estate, Aylesford, Kent, meets the need for a specialist waste transfer and treatment station in the South-East able to accept a variety of hazardous and non-hazardous waste types from a wide range of public and private sector industrial and commercial organisations.
Waste categories including paper, cardboard and textiles are being recycling and Footprint is also looking at diverting some of the firm's other waste types to RDF - or refuse-derived fuel - in the effort to achieve zero waste going to landfill.