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Synonyms for waste

Synonyms for waste

to use up foolishly or needlessly

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

to fail to take advantage of


to do away with completely and destructively

to destroy completely as or as if by conquering

to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

a tract of unproductive land

Synonyms for waste

the trait of wasting resources

an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

spend thoughtlessly

use inefficiently or inappropriately

run off as waste


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get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

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cause to grow thin or weak

cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

become physically weaker

located in a dismal or remote area

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The report recorded that only 2,2245 healthcare facilities have in- house waste management systems in place.
Keywords - Solid waste management system, solid waste, R.A.
The General Court dismissed its action, holding that the matter covered by the infringement procedure - Campania's waste management system - is directly tied to the operational programme, even if the exact operations to be co-financed are not in themselves the target of the infringement case.
The agreement aims to develop a joint action plan to ensure a sound, sustainable and integrated waste management system in the Duqm Special Economic Zone.
CYPRUS' solid waste management system is expected to be complete by 2015, providing for the restoration of landfills, Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis said yesterday.
Spanish carrier Iberia on Friday announced that with the CESPA CONTEN S.S company has implemented a new solid waste management system at its Madrid installations and a new system for managing hazardous waste at all Spanish airports.
153/2007, Theme 7 "The elaboration of an integrated waste management system and of an evaluation methodology of its efficiency".
In view of improving municipal waste management system, the OSCE Centre in Bishkek handed over two garbagetrucks to Naryn and Talas towns' municipal services.
More importantly, New Hampshire must move quickly and effectively to fix our broken waste management system. We must insist the Department of Environmental Services adhere to its mission to protect the environment rather than promote corporate interests.
(Tulsa, OK) has patented a method of managing organic waste and an organic waste management system. The method includes the steps of receiving organic waste liquids and solids in a collection vessel, such as a grease trap.
Soil scientists Matias Vanotti, Ariel Szogi, and Patrick Hunt at the Coastal Plains Soil, Water and Plant Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, in Florence, South Carolina, have developed an innovative hog waste management system that promises less greenhouse gas and more carbon credits per pig.
It has also installed a biodegradable food waste management system, operates a waste management system and works to increase its recycling rates each year, Cellular News reported.
The analysis section covers the hazardous waste management system created by the 1976 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Superfund, and its subsequent revisions.
The Chamber's policy department has written to Mrs Hewitt saying the Government should develop standards and suitable timescales for a more sustainable waste management system before implementing the directive.
Avery Berkel and Salter Weigh-Tronix recently launched their new Waste Management System, a PC-based software system which provides a complete breakdown of all waste produced throughout the factory, with analysis by date/time, operator, department and production area.
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