putrescible


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Synonyms for putrescible

liable to decay or spoil or become putrid

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Making manure from bones, fish, offal, blood, spent hops, beans or other putrescible animal or vegetable matter.
be putrescible, noxious." (204) Such rotting material, he continued
In general, they are composed of putrescible wastes (green wastes, food wastes ...), particulate matters (dusts, ashes), broken glasses, various packaging (cardboards, plastics, metals), textiles (clothing, rags).
During our study, waste management in the area switched from dumping putrescible waste in a traditional landfill to incinerating it We tested for a reduction of garbage in gull diet corresponding to the change in waste management.
Domestic waste to some extent is one of the chief putrescible waste but probably it must be rapidly getting oxidised upon entering the river (Taylor, 1949 and Coker, 1954).
Tanning in the process converting putrescible skin into non-putriscible "leather".
Putrescible materials such as food or food residue were not collected since these will have a short lifespan.
Anaerobic digestion of putrescible wastes - this converts organic waste into a smaller, solid residue similar to compost.
Army Europe (USAREUR) Engineer Support Operations Office tested a commercially available composting system that converts up to 85 percent of the putrescible waste (waste that decomposes and becomes putrified) generated at base camps into a usable product.
Leachate from 'older' putrescible landfills is typically highly organic, saline and ammonium-rich, and could, under specific conditions, be suitable for land disposal, or irrigated onto the landfill surface as part of the final soil cover system (Phillips et al.
During the past 2 years, the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Engineer Support Operations (ESO) has tested a composting system that converts up to 85 percent of the putrescible waste (waste that decomposes) generated at base camps into a usable product.