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throwaway

Chiefly US and Canadian a handbill or advertisement distributed in a public place
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Even though teens mainly use social media and texting to talk with friends, it is not the preferred way to provide solutions when runaway and at-risk youth are looking for help, according to the recent study among runaway and throwaway youth," said Maureen Blaha, NRS executive director.
What China is teaching us is that the Western economic model--the fossil fuel-based, automobile-centered, throwaway economy--is not going to work in Asia, or anywhere else where poor populations are striving for the American Dream.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention found that 71% of runaway and throwaway youth are "endangered," meaning they are more likely to have put themselves in dangerous situations, such as being substance dependent and hanging out in areas where criminal activity occurs.
What it comes down to is this: if that runaway or throwaway kid you see on the corner has a sullen look on his or her face, he or she probably earned it the hard way.
Runaway and throwaway young people sometimes turn to illegal and dangerous activities to survive.
Absent attention and care, runaway and throwaway kids will exact a heavy price on society.
For throwaway battery users, it's the beginning of a vicious battery-buying cycle that spans the lifetime of the product.
It's rechargeable -- instead of throwaway -- power, and this Christmas, smart shoppers nationwide will buy rechargeables to accompany gifts that need batteries.
To understand the hidden costs of holiday gifts powered by throwaway batteries, consider this example: