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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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By SARAH HODGSON Daily Post Reporter sarah.hodgson@trinitymirror.com KIND-HEARTED refuse collectors have been praised by a rider after they helped calm a nervous horse spooked by their bin wagon.
This means that orange diamonds are stuck to your bins, so the refuse collectors know to enter your garden and empty your bins/bags then return them to your garden, instead of you having to drag them outside, which can be very awkward for a lot of people.
The refuse collector still cannot see what is inside so he won't take them.
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.
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.
MRS B Werner (Letters, Nov 20) is completely wrong with her criticism of the refuse collector who refused to empty her recycling bin.
There is no way I would compare my role with a refuse collector or a gardener!