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refuse:

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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refuse

An approximately even mixture of garbage and rubbish by weight; contains up to 50% moisture and 7% incombustible solids. Also see trash.
References in classic literature ?
Nonsense, my dear, you would never have refused him had there not been some one else in the case," Miss Crawley said, coming to her point at once.
Ma tante is ACTUALLY ANGRY that I should have refused him.
In this connection, using his man's judgment and putting his man's foot down, he refused to allow her to be burdened with the entertaining of guests.
6% of their patients refused at least one vaccine, compared with 4.
Many more licences are being refused after recommendations made following the deaths of Susan McGoldrick, her sister Alison Turnbull and niece Tanya Turnbull in Horden, near Peterlee.
Some were asked to think about a time they had upset someone and apologised, others a time when they upset someone and refused to apologise and others a time when they upset someone and neither said sorry nor refused to.
The Argentine incurred the fine after City boss Roberto Mancini claimed he refused to go on as a sub in City's 2-0 Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich last month.
if he refused to repay $1 million that he had taken from N.
Figures published by the Welsh Refugee Council show that many who are refused asylum in the UK would rather remain destitute here than face danger in their home countries.
Less than two months ahead of the elections for Parliament, Stanishev's Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and Borissov's Citizens for the European Development of Bulgaria (abbreviated as GERB in Bulgarian) refused to join hands to solve a problem directly affecting the well-being of more than 1.
City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo said Wednesday that officials at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital have refused to turn over records and cooperate in the city's investigation into recent allegations that a paraplegic patient was dumped on Skid Row.
2000: Ontario printer Scott Brockie, who refused lesbian/gay advocacy business.