waste raise

waste raise

[′wāst ‚rāz]
(mining engineering)
An excavation in the mine in which barren rock and other material is broken up for use as filling at a stope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Open dumping and burning of municipal solid waste raise serious health and sanitation issues in the city.
For instance, in the context of municipal waste management, the fact that only 25 per cent of the sample were regularly composting kitchen waste raises serious concerns over the overall government target of reducing waste to 35 per cent of 1995 levels, given the amount of biodegradable waste being sent to landfill
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