Waste and wastes are unwanted or unusable materials. Waste is any substance which is discarded after primary use, or it is worthless, defective and of no use.

The term is often subjective (because waste to one person is not necessarily waste to another) and sometimes objectively inaccurate (for example, to send scrap metals to a landfill is to inaccurately classify them as waste, because they are recyclable). Examples include municipal solid waste (household trash/refuse), hazardous waste, wastewater (such as sewage, which contains bodily wastes (feces and urine) and surface runoff), radioactive waste, and others.


United Nations Environment Program

According to the Basel Convention,

United Nations Statistics Division, Glossary of Environment Statistics

European Union

Under the Waste Framework Directive, the European Union defines waste as "an object the holder discards, intends to discard or is required to discard."


There are many waste types defined by modern systems of waste management, notably including:

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Business Insider 28 Feb 2021
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Recycling business hires dozens more staff

The Business Desk 26 Feb 2021
Castleford-based recycling firm Bright Green Plastics, which employs 130 people to reprocess more than 40,000 tonnes of plastic waste each year, has created 37 jobs at its site since the start of 2021 ... “From those with high-calibre industry experience to fresh, emerging talent, we couldn’t be happier with our army of new recruits....

Talroo releases new feature enhancement to Talroo Pro pay-for-performance job advertising: Qualifying Questions

Killeen Daily Herald 23 Feb 2021
23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Talroo, an award-winning job advertising platform, has launched a new feature enhancement called Qualifying Questions to enable companies to hire qualified candidates while reducing wasted time and wasted recruitment marketing budget ... But recruiters still ......

How to avoid being 'breadcrumbed' by a prospective employer

North Shore News 23 Feb 2021
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Algramo Makes Zero Waste Shopping Affordable and Convenient

Treehugger 22 Feb 2021
One is waste ... Founded eight years ago by José Manuel Moller, it makes zero waste shopping accessible to people in middle- and lower-income neighborhoods by using contactless vending machines to refill containers with cleaning products ... Robert Gaafar was recruited to head up the ......

DiSpirito named finalist for prestigious Truman Scholarship

Bangor Daily News 22 Feb 2021
Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions recruited DiSpirito as a food waste solutions intern in October. The UMaine junior has helped launch two of the center’s six consolidated food waste collection pilot projects, which, according to her, “has made me understand that ......

AREAi receives $85,000 grant to support community recycling efforts

Business Day Online 19 Feb 2021
Beneficiaries of this TCCF funding to AREAi will include over 60 communities in FCT, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Kwara and Oyo States where periodic recycling activities will take place and over 300 women will be recruited as waste pickers and sorters in these communities....

Three entrepreneurs of color discuss experiences in NH

The Keene Sentinel 13 Feb 2021
His company, Shtudy, screens and trains qualified Black, Latino and Native American people seeking software engineering jobs and then matches them with tech recruiters ... He started Shtudy because he saw a need for connecting people of color with recruiters....

Brentford's faith in formula puts promised land in sight

The Times of India 12 Feb 2021
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Ranking J.J. Watt landing spots, plus Tom Brady's surgery may not be so minor and ...

CBS Sports 12 Feb 2021
In a span of about one hour on Friday, we saw two offensive linemen retire (the Pouncey brothers) and the Texans decided to release J.J. Watt in news that was announced by J.J. Watt on Twitter ... didn't waste any time trying to recruit his brother to Pittsburgh after the release was announced and you can check out his recruitment tweet by clicking here....

Aster DM Healthcare slips after Q3 PAT tumbles 29% to Rs 107 cr

Yahoo Daily News 10 Feb 2021
Read full article. 10 February 2021, 6.26 am·2-min read. Consolidated profit before tax (PBT) skid 27.8% to Rs 115.23 crore in Q3 December 2020 as against Rs 159.67 crore in Q3 December 2019 ... Source. Capitalmarket.com. TRENDING ... Wawrinka wastes big lead, loses another Australia 5-setter ... Army to Recruit Candidates With BPharma, DPharma Qualification....

E-commerce grows by 36 per cent in last quarter in India: Report

Yahoo Daily News 10 Feb 2021
Read full article. 10 February 2021, 8.21 am·3-min read ... Tier 2 and 3 cities accounted for a 90 per cent YOY incremental volume and value growth, it said ... Fashion and accessories continue to be the largest segment by volume ... 1 ... Wawrinka wastes big lead, loses another Australia 5-setter ... Army to Recruit Candidates With BPharma, DPharma Qualification....

The inside story of how Rutgers’ 2021 recruiting class was put together in unconventional ways amid COVID

NJ dot com 04 Feb 2021
“Very different year (recruiting-wise) ... “(It’s) taught us to be light on our feet, ready to pivot, and change directions quickly, and not waste any emotional, physical or mental energy on, ‘Well, I thought,’ ’' said Schiano, who credited Eric Josephs, the football program’s director of player personnel, for setting the recruiting agenda....

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