trash chute

trash chute

1. Any vertical smooth shaft used to conduct rubbish, trash, or garbage from the upper floors of a building to a trash storage bin or room at the bottom end of the chute.
2. A temporary shaft erected during the construction of a multistoried building for the removal of debris.
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Move garbage cans or designated refuse areas away from the building if possible and keep your compactor room or trash chute clean.
Tenders are invited for there will be two (2) additions to the current facility, consisting of a new monumental entry and trash chute and trash room for each floor.
Patrick's Day -- was found near death in a plastic bag at the bottom of a trash chute.
In an apartment, it is the next best thing to a trash chute.
The 2008 trials used a buoy ejected from the submarine's trash chute to establish a link to the outside world.
Trash Chute: An operational trash chute like those commonly found in high-rise buildings will give Planned associates a glimpse of the kinds of maintenance they require.
The Modular Dispensing Systems Division of Tomlinson Industries now offers a one-piece stainless steel trash chute for in-counter applications.
It was actually a trash chute leading to an automatic compactor.
Emanuel Barima was fatally stabbed in the neck on Wednesday after he and his five-year-old sister left their apartment to throw a dirty diaper down a trash chute in the hallway, police said.
It's all in a day's work for Melvin as he insults the artist, deposits his pet pooch down the trash chute and creates chaos at the diner.
Two teen-agers in New Jersey secretly gave birth and threw their infants into trash cans; two in New York did the same; a USC student allegedly sent hers down her apartment building's trash chute and three other Southern California women tossed their newborn babies into garbage bags.
Sullivan said trash thrown down a trash chute caught fire in a trash compactor at the bottom of the building.