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Hollander, 1998. Social Research 65(2):3-8

The Waste Remains and Kills
John Hollander

Social Research: An International Quarterly
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 65, No. 2 (Summer 1998): 3:8

ABSTRACT: This article discusses various technical definitions of waste. In general, noun waste may be defined as 1.) designating whatever is produced by any system that is not the targeted, designed, and intended product of that system 2.) and needs to be expelled in order that the system continue to function. The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as a useless expenditure or consumption, squandering of money, goods, time, effort, etc. Waste of garbage, refuse and so on could be thought of as a waste of substance by the manufacturing process itself--that there is any useless, let alone noxious, by-product is a kind of implicit rebuke to a notion of total efficiency. Chaff is the waste of threshing, even if it be...
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