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waste disposal

noun
     
Related topics: Environment and waste
waste disposal
1 [uncountable]SGE the process of getting rid of unwanted materials or substances:
the problem of radioactive waste disposal
2 also waste disposal unit [countable] British English a small machine under the kitchen sink that cuts food waste into small pieces so that it can be washed down the drain [= garbage disposal American English]

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