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peeling

[′pēl·iŋ]
(materials)
Stripping or detaching a rubber coating from a metal, cloth, or other material.
Pulling a layer of material away from another layer, breaking one row of bonds at a time.

peeling

1. A process in which thin flakes of mortar are broken away from a concrete surface, as by deterioration or by adherence of surface mortar to forms as they are removed.
2. A defect in a paint film or plaster finish which causes the film or finish to lose its adhesion to the substrate, so that it can be removed in strips.
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As well as fruit and vegetable peelings, tea bags, coffee grinds, eggshells and egg boxes, paper and cardboard can all be composted.
For a family of three committed to the five-a-day principle, the potential waste each week from peelings, cores and leaves is substantial.
In such scenarios, microneedling with dermarollers and chemical peeling using 30% salicylic acid are cost effective options.
Every day, I grind up all the peelings, grounds and shells with some water, and then I pour the mixture around my rhododendrons, azaleas and other shrubs.
Put the worms in the jar, then add some old leaves, vegetable peelings, tea leaves and over-ripe fruit if you have any.
To compare the postoperative changes of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in patients with macular holes (MHs) treated with vitrectomy with indocyanine green- (ICG-), brilliant blue G- (BBG-), or triamcinolone acetonide- (TA-)assisted internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling. Methods.
Food peelings A compost bin is great to make use of peelings/egg shells.
Summary: Recycled potato peelings could be used to create crisp packets within 18 months, the UK's largest crisp manufacturer has claimed.
THIS Autumn, Recycle Now is encouraging Newcastle residents to invest in a home composting bin, to compost their grass cuttings, fallen leaves and clippings, alongside green household waste such as vegetable peelings and tea bags.
Compost bins allow you to recycle items such as vegetable peelings and tea bags.
A new Euro law means that teabags - along with vegetable peelings, leftover salads and used coffee filters - are now classed as meat by-products because they could have come into contact with meat in the kitchen.