What is a fancy word for garbage?
debris, detritus, dreck, dregs, dross, filth, junk, muck, offal, rubbish, rubble, scrap, scrapings, sewage, slop, sweepings, swill, trash, waste, odds and ends.
wack (US, slang) eyewash (informal) stuff and nonsense. flapdoodle (slang) tommyrot.
cull. trash. white elephant. hand-me-down. scrap.
It's OK to call us garbage men.
Politically correct terms are "sanitation engineer" and “waste management professional,” but if you ask the men and women who actually do the work there's nothing to be ashamed of in a description that's less euphemistic.
usage note: In American English, the words garbage and trash are most commonly used to refer to waste material that is thrown away. ...the smell of rotting garbage... She threw the bottle into the trash. In British English, rubbish is the usual word.
Rubbish is the usual word in British English for the things that you throw away because you no longer want or need them. Garbage and trash are both used in North American English.
Bin workers remove waste and recycling from homes or businesses.
In British English informal words for “rubbish” are “grot, gash”; In archeology the term for “rubbish” is “debitage”; Rarely used are “draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts”.
Landfills- The disposal of waste by putting it in a trench or depression and covering it with the earth is called a landfill. Most of the solid waste that is produced in urban areas is disposed of by the landfill method. After dumping the ground is covered with earth to level the uneven ground.
July 2022) A garbage disposal unit (also known as a waste disposal unit, garbage disposer, garburator etc.) is a device, usually electrically powered, installed under a kitchen sink between the sink's drain and the trap.
Why is garbage called garbage?
The word garbage originally meant chicken giblets and other entrails, as can be seen in the 15th century Boke of Kokery, which has a recipe for Garbage. What constitutes garbage is highly subjective, with some individuals or societies tending to discard things that others find useful or restorable.
- Liquid or Solid Household Waste. This can be called 'municipal waste' or 'black bag waste' and is the type of general household rubbish we all have. ...
- Hazardous Waste. ...
- Medical/Clinical Waste. ...
- Electrical Waste (E-Waste) ...
- Recyclable Waste. ...
- Construction & Demolition Debris. ...
- Green Waste.
slobber; dribble; jabber; drone on; waffle; slaver; babble; talk rubbish; blab; prattle; gab; chat; talk crap; prattle on; chatter; twaddle; talk rot; rot; jaw; have a chat; drivel.
scuzzy (slang, mainly US) skanky (slang) See examples for synonyms. 3 (adjective) in the sense of untidy. Definition.