waste material

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Animal and vegetable waste from restaurants, hotels, markets, and like installations; contains up to 70% moisture and up to 5% incombustible solids. Also see refuse, rubbish, and trash.
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Through a process called co-fermentation, Custom Bio-Gas mixes in other organic waste material besides manure, which has shown potential to dramatically increase yields.
The waste material is held together by a low-cost process--called COBY, which stands for Cotton Byproducts--invented by ARS scientists.
DUMPED documents about renovations at a hotel have led to a Coventry skip hire firm being fined pounds 1,000 for failing to control waste materials.
Under terms of the modified contract, the scope of work now includes two additional nitrate-type surrogate waste materials containing cadmium and an organic solvent.
Environmentalists fear that mining for minerals there will leave toxic waste materials behind and harm wildlife.
Total net profit from selling recyclable dry waste material taken from separating stations of sources in all eight districts in Ahvaz during the first six month in 2008 is as follows:
Patent 7,752,983 (July 13, 2010), "Method and Apparatus for Plasma Gasification of Waste Materials," Rodrigo B.
The people while drawing the attention of authorities concerned said that the waste material thrown by vendors has made the situation miserable for people.
CASUAL labourers who offer gardening services including hedge-cutting and tree-lopping were today accused of being cowboys when it comes to disposing of their waste material.
After it leaves the grinder, the yard waste material is placed into composting windrows where it slowly converts to marketable topsoil.
Piled in mounds up to 8 feet tall on Smith & Thompson's property, the waste material will be taken away by Waste Management trucks beginning next week to the Lancaster landfill.
It cost pounds 7m to build, but surely this is the answer to the problem of all this waste material being dumped in sites and using very precious ground.

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