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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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In 2015, refuse collectors in Middlesbrough - then contracted out to Biffa - hit the headlines when they refused to collect thousands of recycling bins because they had pizza boxes and other grease-stained takeaway containers in them.
com KIND-HEARTED refuse collectors have been praised by a rider after they helped calm a nervous horse spooked by their bin wagon.
The refuse collector still cannot see what is inside so he won't take them.
conditional phase : A refuse collector in robotic side loading (chassis 26 t)
Steve Jones, chief officer for Streetscene and Transportation at Flintshire council, said yesterday: "We are aware of a road traffic accident this morning in which a refuse collector has been injured and flown to hospital.
All refuse collectors have been asked to be extra vigilant during the school holidays.
Acquisition of 2 trucks carrying equipped with a refuse collector with auxiliary crane.
In the latest case, workers, including gardeners, refuse collectors, care workers and cooks, sought to "cherry pick" parts of each other's pay.
Refuse collector Norman Skinner is looking forward to lots of time with his grandchildren ( and on the golf course
A refuse collector earns pounds 11,000 to pounds 17,000 a year.
5 tons conveyance of the vehicle equipped with the refuse collector to the Community of Communes Heart of the Var.
MRS B Werner (Letters, Nov 20) is completely wrong with her criticism of the refuse collector who refused to empty her recycling bin.