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synonyms for garbage

  • debris
  • detritus
  • dreck
  • dregs
  • dross
  • filth
  • junk
  • muck
  • offal
  • rubbish
  • rubble
  • scrap
  • scrapings
  • sewage
  • slop
  • sweepings
  • swill
  • trash
  • waste
  • bits and pieces
  • odds and ends
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antonyms for garbage

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  • cleanliness
  • possessions
  • purity
  • sense
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How to use garbage in a sentence

Since the spring, the 54-year-old Montgomery County man has spent his daily walks into the District collecting garbage around the city, usually filling at least two trash bags with waste.
THE ‘GARBAGE GUY’ WALKS 12 MILES A DAY AROUND D.C. PICKING UP TRASH: ‘I’LL PICK UP PRETTY MUCH ANYTHING.’SYDNEY PAGEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’s a certain sense of accomplishment that comes from dutifully sorting soda bottles, plastic bags and yogurt cups from the rest of the garbage.
CHEMISTS ARE REIMAGINING RECYCLING TO KEEP PLASTICS OUT OF LANDFILLSMARIA TEMMINGJANUARY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Separating food waste from your garbage can mean more space at the landfill, so governments won’t have to spend money and land on a new one.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: LOCAL FARMS WANT YOUR TABLE SCRAPSMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 25, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
So, if someone’s in a restaurant with me, and they eat a hamburger and they only eat half of it, I, in principle, will eat it, because it’s going to go in the garbage.
THE DOWNSIDE OF DISGUST (EP. 448)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Don’t attempt to burn or bury it, either, as food waste and garbage is more difficult to burn than you think, and fire pits are one of the first areas wildlife investigate.
ONCE YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD YOU LEAVE OUTDOORS, YOU’LL STOP DOING ITALISHA MCDARRISJANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
I spent it on garbage like an HBO Max subscription that doesn’t work on my Roku.
THE MONEY WE DIDN’T SPEND IN 2020VOX STAFFDECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
Durant and Irving left the court for garbage time to a round of enthusiastic high-fives, and the Nets have carried themselves more like an established contender rather than a remodeled group searching for its identity.
SO MUCH FOR KEVIN DURANT AND KYRIE IRVING NEEDING TIME TO JELL. THE NETS HAVE COME OUT FIRING.BEN GOLLIVERDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At each stop, he had to show coaches — not to mention teammates and fans — that he wasn’t one-dimensional and that his contributions amounted to more than practice sessions and garbage time.
AT 5-FOOT-2, A COLLEGE GUARD PUTS UP NUMBERS THAT OVERSHADOW HIS HEIGHTRICK MAESEDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
According to the Arizona Republic, the trucks were slated to have a range of 150 miles and capacity for 1,200 cans of garbage.
NIKOLA STOCK CRATERS AFTER CANCELLATION OF MAJOR GARBAGE TRUCK ORDERTIMOTHY B. LEEDECEMBER 24, 2020ARS TECHNICA
This one has a nifty motion-activated lid, so you’ll never have to sully your hands with garbage juice.
7 GIFTS TO TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF STRESS-CLEANINGJESSICA BODDYDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO GARBAGE

  • array
  • choice
  • collection
  • combination
  • combo
  • diversity
  • garbage
  • group
  • hodgepodge
  • jumble
  • kind
  • medley
  • miscellany
  • mishmash
  • mixed bag
  • mixture
  • mélange
  • potpourri
  • selection
  • sort
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