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Materials forming the secondary or waste products of industrial operations.
- ‘In 2003 arisings from Construction, Demolition and Excavation Waste were in the order of 6.24 million tonnes.’
- ‘We provide high quality consultancy support for waste arisings modelling to local authorities.’
- ‘The remaining reserves in these existing or approved voids should be sufficient for waste arisings in this area for up to 20 years.’
- ‘This includes a recognition of the continuing need for landfill for the majority of waste arisings from the County.’
- ‘A lot more could be done about a similar collection of data on the arisings of wood waste from the forestry industry, which are available as an energy source for co-generation in industry, for example.’
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