It was a quiet Friday in January when the residents here first heard the trees falling. A dam at the local iron ore mine had collapsed, generating a wave of toxic waste that crushed everything in its path. ...
Marina Lopes. Los Angeles Times. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:35:00 PDT.
Most of us learned in PE classes at school that the number one rule of physical activity was to always do your stretches before and after building up a sweat.
Daily Mail. Sat, 02 Mar 2019 22:14:20 GMT.
Converting biosolids into building materials could keep a lot of leftovers of the waste process out of landfills, and provide other environmental benefits, too.
Joanna Klein. New York Times. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 05:42:04 GMT.
As part of the deal, The Washington Post reported, Russia would build and operate the plant and transfer waste back to Russia. That would reduce the risk that Pyongyang would use the plant to build nuclear weapons.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 30 Jan 2019 04:33:55 +0000.
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.
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.
All construction projects strive to combat waste—the waste of time, money and materials.
Engineering News-Record. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0500.
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.