BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho heavily damaged a building, injured three workers and left one man missing, officials said. ...
Keith Ridler. Washington Times. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:58:07 -0500.
In one of the latest innovations in the search for eco-friendly building materials, South African university researchers have created bricks using human urine. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:37:18 -0500.
One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down the loo.Instead it could be a key ingredient in the construction ...
Daily Mail. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:04:21 +0000.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A company planning to build a large copper mine in central Montana will need to construct a pond for treated wastewater in order to comply with state water quality rules. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:12:58 -0500.
Japan has spent decades building a facility to turn nuclear waste into nuclear fuel, but neighbors fear it has other plans for its plutonium.
Motoko Rich. New York Times. Sun, 23 Sep 2018 02:13:23 GMT.
Building owners and businesses can now tap a $30 million grant to offset the costs of adopting tools and technologies for cleaning and waste management tasks.
Straits Times. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Kenyan islanders have built a boat made entirely of recycled plastic collected during clean-ups of the ocean to highlight the growing menace of plastic waste that ends up in the sea.
Reuters. Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:42:42 -0400.
The word waste is an adjective. Waste means (1) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate, (2) disposed of as useless.
Waste is also a noun that means (1) useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly, (2) (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect, (3) the trait of wasting resources, (4) an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation, (5) any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted.
Waste is also a verb that means (1) waste away, (2) devastate or ravage, (3) cause to grow thin or weak, (4) lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief, (5) spend extravagantly, (6) use inefficiently or inappropriately, (7) get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing, (8) run off as waste, (9) get rid of, (10) spend thoughtlessly; throw away.