What is another word for waste matter?

84 synonyms found


[ wˈe͡ɪst mˈatə], [ wˈe‍ɪst mˈatə], [ w_ˈeɪ_s_t m_ˈa_t_ə]

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How to use "Waste matter" in context?

What is waste?

Waste is anything that is unwanted or can no longer be used for its intended purpose.

Waste is a byproduct of human activity, and includes materials that are thrown away, generated during production, or used but not disposed of in an appropriate way.

There are many types of waste including hazardous, nonhazardous, recyclable, and non-recyclable.

Hazardous waste is waste that, because of its potential to cause harm, is classified as hazardous by the US EPA.

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