Solid Waste

Business / Agriculture / Solid Waste: Non-liquid, non-soluble materials ranging from municipal garbage to industrial wastes that contain complex and sometimes hazardous substances. Solid wastes also include sewage sludge, agricultural refuse, demolition wastes, and mining residues. Technically, solid waste also refers to liquids and gases in containers. The disposal of solid waste is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Other Words for Solid

Solid Adjective Synonyms: filled (in or up), packed, jammed, crowded, teeming, congested, crammed, swarming, compressed, concentrated, chock-a-block, jam-packed, chock-full
Solid Noun Synonyms: three-dimensional, cubic
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Other Words for Waste

Waste Verb Synonyms: wasting, extravagance, prodigality, wastefulness, squandering, indulgence, lavishness, profligacy, dissoluteness, improvidence, overindulgence
Waste Noun Synonyms: assassinate, murder, kill, put away, rub out, ice
Waste Adjective Synonyms: squander, misuse, throw away, fritter away, misspend, splurge, dissipate, blow
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Household Waste (Domestic Waste)

Business / Real Estate / Household Waste (Domestic Waste): Solid waste, composed of garbage and rubbish, which normally originates from residential, private households, or apartment buildings. Domestic waste may contain a significant amount of toxic or hazard MORE

Hazardous Waste

Health / Disease / Hazardous Waste: Potentially harmful substances that have been released or discarded into the environment. MORE

Commercial Waste

Business / Real Estate / Commercial Waste: All solid waste from businesses. This category includes but is not limited to, solid waste originating in stores, markets. office buildings, restaurants, shopping centers, and theaters. MORE

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