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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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Mr Diggory, who married wife Jane last year, started work as a refuse collector with the council 35 years ago and has a step-son, Neil, aged 19, and a step-daughter, Sarah, aged 22.
This is about discriminating against female workers in female-dominated roles, compared tomale-dominated roles of refuse collectors and gardeners.
Before that almost every night in your paper there was reference to how much the refuse collectors earn in comparison to their female counterparts.
My husband worked as a refuse collector formany years and I have relatives who still do.
A refuse collector earns pounds 11,000 to pounds 17,000 a year.
A REFUSE collector drove his lorry home and emptied his own bin - while ignoring strike-hit neighbours.
Sue Richardson, Crecy Road, Cheylesmore I USED to be a refuse collector part-time for Rugby Borough Council and never encountered such nonsense in my time of working; all refuse was collected whether the bin lid was up or not.
Refuse collector David Clark has been handed a nine-month suspended prison sentence after conning the benefits system out of tens of thousands of pounds on the grounds that ill health made him unable to work.
The one that amused me was the excuse that the bins were too heavy for those strong refuse collectors who only have to take them a few yards to the mechanical lift on the lorry.
IT has to be noted that the Kirklees Oligarchy has decided that to save money they will have to sack a number of workers, This time it's the overworked refuse collectors so the remaining workers will have to cover the work previously done by a larger workforce.
The seven adorable felines were discovered by refuse collectors who were about to throw the box, abandoned outside Grange Veterinary Hospital, in Mold, into the truck's crusher.