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garbage

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  • n  food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
  • n  a worthless message
  • n  a receptacle where waste can be discarded
    she tossed the moldy bread into the garbage

  • For all its fervent advocates, recycling has come nowhere close to allaying the world's burgeoning production of garbage.
  • Global methane emissions from garbage are estimated to be as high as 70 million metric tons a year.
  • In goes garbage, out comes fuel oil.
News & Articles

  • Photos: Garbage truck flips onto side, shuts down interstate ramp
    A toppled garbage truck has shut down the northbound ramp onto I-83 at Mount Rose Avenue in York. Click here for more photos and information.
    June 11, 2013 - WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
  • Vermilion garbage collection back to normal
    After several weeks of running behind, Vermilion Parish Solid Waste is now back on schedule with its garbage collection. Officials say they normally run eight trucks on their routes. However, Solid Waste says they have been running only four trucks over the last few weeks due to repairs. Seven of the eight trucks are now up and running, allowing garbage services to return to normal.
    June 11, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Garbage Pickup Fees to Decrease in Frostproof
    Republic Services has lowered its collection fees for Frostproof, and the city has renewed its contract with the garbage hauler for three more years.
    June 10, 2013 - The Lakeland Ledger
Quotes

  • Manny Ramirez in Hartford Courant
    I want no more [garbage] where they tell you one thing and behind your back they do another thing,Ramirez told The Herald. "I think I've earned that respect, for a team to sit down with me and tell me this is what we want, this is what we...
  • Kobe Bryant in RealGM.com
    This thing tonight was garbage,said Bryant after the game in a tone that showed more disappointment than anger.
  • Ryan Dempster in Forbes
    I just lost the game. There's not much to say,Dempster said. "It's tough for the other guys to clean up my garbage."

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