solid waste


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to solid waste: Solid waste management

solid waste

Garbage, rubbish, trash, refuse, or sludge, as well as other discarded materials produced by agricultural, community, industrial, home, medical, mining, or municipal processes. Efforts to limit the environmental impact of solid waste, from the point of production through recovery processes to disposal and recycling, are known as solid waste management.
See also: waste
References in periodicals archive ?
Instead, he'll have to apply to the Solid Waste Management Board for a loan that will take more than six months to secure for the structure.
Deputy Commissioner Hunza, Samiullah Farooq expressed his gratitude to the guests from Lahore, KADO and community of Ganish for providing solid waste dumping area.
According to COA the Caloocan City Solid Waste Management Board has also failed to formulate a Solid Waste Manual of Procedures.
9003 and level of receptiveness to solid waste management system are assumed to affect the respondents' perception of the solid waste management of the university.
Solid waste generation by households in Mumbai city is 5615 Metric Tones.
To manage the solid waste that requires disposal in an efficient, equitable and environmentally protective manner; and
The training will be conducted at the Solid Waste Transfer Facility to allow individuals to observe the location of storage areas and will provide clear criteria for acceptable materials.
Potter and his twin brother, Jamie, both residents of the Los Angeles area, which was 20 miles away from the center of the quake, saw an increased demand for removal of solid waste material.
Corporations sponsor us because we provide the best information on solid waste disposal.
The oversight of this condition of heterogeneity has often resulted in the failure of scientifically sound solid waste processes to meet performance levels that might be attainable in laboratories and even in pilot scale plants.
In an industrial plant, one or two persons functioning as safety managers are responsible for determining which items fit into the categories of hazardous, infectious, or regular solid waste.

Full browser ?