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Waste management

The systematic process of trash/waste collection, transport, recycling, disposal and monitoring in an environmentally safe manner.

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Waste management

wheelie bin

Environment; Waste management

A container for temporarily storing refuse and waste, which is kept in public areas and has wheels.

dustbin

Environment; Waste management

A container for temporarily storing refuse and waste.

rubbish

Environment; Waste management

Generic term for unwanted materials, including plastic packaging, food waste and so on.

fatberg

Environment; Waste management

A fatberg is a congealed lump of fat, sanitary disposables, wet wipes, and similar items found in public sewer systems. If not broken up, a fatberg can form a solid blockage the prevents the free ...

Recycle

Environment; Waste management

To collect and reuse materials such as glass, paper, and plastic. Recycling helps protect natural resources.

Waste

Environment; Waste management

'Waste' includes: a. any substance which constitutes a scrap material or an effluent or other unwanted surplus substance arising from the application of any process; and b.any substance or article ...

Hazardous waste

Environment; Waste management

Poisonous material that is left over from human activity. It can be harmful to health and to the environment.

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