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see solid wastesolid waste,
discarded materials other than fluids. In the United States in 1996, nearly 210 million tons—about 4.3 lb. (2 kg) per person daily (up from 2.7 lb./1.2 kg in 1960)—were collected and disposed of by municipalities.
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An approximately even mixture of garbage and rubbish by weight; contains up to 50% moisture and 7% incombustible solids. Also see trash.
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Total quantity or scope: - Lot 1 Supply and delivery of a chassis carrier cab 4x2 19 tons to be equipped with a refuse collector 16 m3 (Lot 2)
Acquisition of a tractor consists of a pl chassis 26 tons equipped with a refuse collector and a hydraulic crane handling.
In the latest case, workers, including gardeners, refuse collectors, care workers and cooks, sought to "cherry pick" parts of each other's pay.
All refuse collectors have been asked to be extra vigilant during the school holidays.
6 1 refuse collector side-loading household waste container capacity from 20-26 m3.
Yes, it is distressing having rubbish lying about for an extra week, but surely the job of the refuse collector is such an important one that the working conditions given to these essential people should be second to none?
A former refuse collector and a retirement home manager have been recognised for their actions during last year's devastating floods.
Contract notice: Provision of a heavy vehicle equipped with a refuse collector and an auxiliary crane.
There is no way I would compare my role with a refuse collector or a gardener
A former refuse collector has admitted killing a Durham woman's parents as well as his girlfriend and her sister.
Steve Shakespeare Refuse collector, Perry Barr depot
An order was obtained against one of her sons, Mark Sumner, in 2004 after an assault on a refuse collector employed by Onyx.