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trash

1. the dry remains of sugar cane after the juice has been extracted
2. bits that are broken or lopped off, esp the trimmings from trees or plants

trash

A mixture of highly combustible waste such as paper, cardboard cartons, wood boxes, and combustible floor sweepings; contains up to 10% by weight of plastic bags, coated paper, laminated paper, treated corrugated cardboard, oil rags, and plastic or rubber scraps; contains approx. 10% moisture, and approx. 5% incombustible solids. Also see garbage, refuse, and rubbish.

trash

To destroy, e.g. the contents of a data structure. The most common of the family of near-synonyms including mung, mangle, and scribble.

trash

(1) To delete a record or file on the computer.

(2) A trash receptacle simulated by an application or operating system that stores items deleted by the user. The receptacle is an interim holding place that lets users restore the item if needed. In order to completely "empty" the receptacle and save disk space, an "empty trash" or equivalent option must be selected by the user. See trash can and recycle bin.
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With the good fortune of his first business, Goode started his second firm, GTR, in January 1996, which transports trash from transfer stations to landfills along the East Coast.
This was before some of the biggest trash collectors in the New York area were indicted and convicted for anti-competitive practices and links to organized crime.
In terms of trash, business as usual at the Crandall-Hanifins' includes "precycling," opting for the right packaging when shopping -- choosing a recyclable plastic milk container instead of a wax one, for example, or opting for recyclable cardboard instead of non-recyclable plastic.
But most packaging went into the standard trash bin.
The city's landfills hit their maximum, a proposed and needed trash-to-steam plant was not built, and old trash sites became environmentally unsound.
We all need to make a commitment to prevent stormwater pollution by taking simple steps, like using a trash can or picking up after our pets.
Therefore, to save money on trash removal, we need to have less trash.
The County Counsel's Office has also questioned whether the county can legally stop BFI from taking trash from outside the county, but the supervisors have so far said they want the new permit to match the city's strict standards.
How many more tons of trash were generated in 1996 than in 19607
As an avid recycler, I know that what I have left for the trash is almost entirely plastics, so yes, pound for pound our trash is more toxic than nonrecyclers' trash.
Joe's zits are literally the first things we see in Paul Morrissey's Trash, now being revived after 30 years, and they seem to be calling to us: "Come to me, here am I, Bali Ha'i, your special island.