Waste

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.

Definitions

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."

Types

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

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Technology, logistics challenge food-scrap composting efforts in Wisconsin

MinnPost 03 Oct 2022
There, the waste was converted into methane for fuel ... One waste management expert described it as a “Catch-22” for Wisconsin ... The university attempted to “clean the stream” of its food waste, recruiting students to conduct trash audits in campus cafeterias and training staff to sort food waste and run it through a pulper machine....
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Philadelphia was wasting tons of produce. Then a scrappy startup stepped in

Lincoln Journal Star 02 Oct 2022
With all that food, it’s inevitable some will go to waste ... Does Nebraska football have a recruiting issue?. Food waste on an individual scale is one thing ... Each pallet sent to the market’s internal waste management system costs a vendor $80....
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Colorado gubernatorial candidate Heidi Ganahl pressed on election denial, tax cut plan during forum

Hastings Tribune 01 Oct 2022
“Well, a lot of people across Colorado think the government’s total bulls— right now, Dean,” Ganahl responded, saying the state could recruit new economic activity, cut fraud and waste, end tax exemptions and move other fees into the general fund....
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Heidi Ganahl pressed on election denial, tax cut plan during governor’s forum

Denver Post 01 Oct 2022
“Well, a lot of people across Colorado think the government’s total bulls— right now, Dean,” Ganahl responded, saying the state could recruit new economic activity, cut fraud and waste, end tax exemptions and move other fees into the general fund....
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Utah recruits hunters to help test deer for chronic wasting disease

The Spectrum 30 Sep 2022
Utah wildlife officials are recruiting hunters to help find cases of chronic wasting disease in deer. Here's how to help .......
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Kansas State football transfer safety Kobe Savage a big hit with Wildcats and their fans

Salina Journal 29 Sep 2022
More.Kansas State football unveils a new weapon in sophomore tight end Ben SinnottThe road to Kansas State recruitment. Savage plays fast in part because he doesn't have a lot of time to waste. Growing up in Paris, Texas, he wasn't heavily recruited as a quarterback and safety for Paris High School....
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Oando Foundation Takes Hygiene Awareness to Schools

This Day 28 Sep 2022
The project strengthened the capacity of 205 stakeholders on environmental education and upcycling, instituted a community-level waste collection protocol, and recruited volunteers demonstrating a stronger commitment to adopting better waste management practices ... to as waste....
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Responding with arguments, not bluster

Ekathimerini 28 Sep 2022
What are its ultimate goals when it has gathered opposite our islands so many forces which it calls the Aegean Army and which includes, not coincidentally, a large number of landing craft ... Our islands are under threat.” ... A young and active diplomat who understands modern communication was recruited for this role. But we have no time to waste ... ....
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Boise State QB Hank Bachmeier to transfer in wake of Broncos firing offensive coordinator

CBS Sports 27 Sep 2022
6 quarterback recruit in the country in 2019, Bachmeier had a lengthy list of suitors that included Georgia, Tennessee and Colorado ... Wasted potential. Bachmeier was a game-changing recruit when he committed to Bryan Harsin's program in 2019 ... 235 overall recruit in the class, making ......
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Manufacturer pumps more than £500,000 into factory restructure

The Business Desk 26 Sep 2022
PCL adds it has conducted extensive training for its staff to improve workplace efficiency and eliminate waste. It has restructured its organisation and made some key recruitments in its warehouse and product development operations ... He said ... “Like most businesses we had a challenging 2020 but still managed to achieve our forecast ... ....
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Boise State quarterback Hank Bachmeier enters transfer portal days after Broncos fired offensive coordinator

CBS Sports 26 Sep 2022
Bachmeier started 29 games over a four-year career, throwing for more than 6,600 yards and 41 touchdowns ... Wasted potential. Bachmeier was a game-changing recruit when he committed to Bryan Harsin's program in 2019 ... 235 overall recruit in the class, making him the best quarterback and second-best recruit in Boise State history ... Our Latest Stories ... ....
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Boise State QB Hank Bachmeier to transfer in wake of Broncos firing offensive coordinator, per reports

CBS Sports 26 Sep 2022
Bachmeier started 29 games over a four-year career, throwing for more than 6,600 yards and 41 touchdowns ... Wasted potential. Bachmeier was a game-changing recruit when he committed to Bryan Harsin's program in 2019 ... 235 overall recruit in the class, making him the best quarterback and second-best recruit in Boise State history ... Our Latest Stories ... ....
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Big Ten volleyball power rankings

The Daily Nebraskan 23 Sep 2022
They wasted no time reloading, however. The Huskers secured one of the nation’s top 2022 recruiting classes, even adding senior middle blocker Kaitlyn Hord, a Penn State transfer, to their squad ... 1 recruit of the 2020 class....

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