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Synonyms for discard

to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

Synonyms for discard

anything that is cast aside or discarded

(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit

getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable

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This study demonstrates the pervasive problem of discards in the reef fish fishery in the northern GOM, particularly for red snapper.
Food and grocery packaging discards are decreasing at the same time that U.
To help fishermen adapt to the challenges of the discard ban we will provide additional quota for those stocks coming under the ban next year.
I am under no illusion of the challenges the effective implementation of a discards policy pose for European fishermen and for the Member States of the EU, and will work intensively with my European Ministerial colleagues over the course of the February Council to deliver a policy with an ambitious timetable for implementation that will end the discarding of fish and support the rebuilding of fish stocks and the future of coastal communities depending on fishing.
On Tuesday Damanaki tabled the introduction of a total ban on fish discards into proposed reforms of the Common Fisheries Policy, following the Fish Fight campaign by TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on Channel 4.
Indeed, he argued, last year's groundfish discards would have provided roughly 50 million meals.
The proposal to ban discards has already split opinion, and the practicalities of implementing and policing a ban have yet to be worked out.
o Adaptive burst rate -- For protocols such as SNA, frame discards due to congestion can have a disproportionately negative impact on response times.
However, a 15% increase would have prevented yet more discards.
Catch quota trials were introduced to allow some vessels to land all the fish they catch in a bid to limit discards.
Many in the group said playing cards keeps them mentally sharp; a plausible claim considering the strategy they employ on three-person canasta teams, the math involved in scoring each game and the concentration necessary to keep track of the cards an opponent discards.
It's because consumers recognize this latent value that they've been squirreling their discards away instead of putting them out with the trash.
90 percent of these discards come from scampi fisheries using small-mesh gears.
The key sticking point is Parliament's insistence that discards -- the wasteful practice of dumping unwanted fish overboard -- should be banned.
Discards policy will start in January 2014 for certain types of fish.