refuse heap


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Women avoided littering at the disposal site as much as possible though no fences were built around the refuse heap.
Hills of loose material in stockpiles or refuse heaps can easily collapse upon an unsuspecting biker or climber.
As a result several refuse heaps appeared on the parks.
The study was conducted by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society who compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya with the bones of fish contained in ancient Swahili refuse heaps in order to understand how to rebuild the current fisheries.
Researchers compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya with the bones of fish contained in ancient Swahili refuse heaps in order to understand how to rebuild the current fisheries.
The toads sat in water puddles below, in the refuse heaps, and began croaking in unison at each onset of darkness.
The other is that the refuse heaps have been compounded by the involvement of the local Mafia, the Camorra, which found that garbage was nearly as profitable - and a lot less risky - than such traditional pursuits as running drugs.
Animal pack rats, I learned after doing some research, store an ever-expanding collection of artifacts and ecofacts in their nests, known as middens, or refuse heaps.
Like other products salvaged from the refuse heaps, "Most of what comes from the landfill is contaminated and not of sufficient quality," said Recycle CEO Maria Luz Herrera.
Hundreds of children in Iran, Pakistan, Indonesia and elsewhere -- some of them five or six years old -- spend their days working in factories, mines, sweatshops, markets and building sites or sorting through refuse heaps.
They have a caste of ragpickers, for instance, whose lot in life is to collect rags from refuse heaps.
As with analogous refuse heaps and dump sites, we have also quietly built monuments of knowledge on such detritus, dedicating our medical commemoratives to those countless noble souls who gave their lives in what would otherwise be an ignoble cause.