In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- So chuck the half-used bottles of poison in the bin and stop giving your money to the multi-nationals with their hugely profitable global brands.
- Last week I left several glass wine bottles in my green bin along with paper and cardboard.
- Bin wagons, rubbish bins and boxes are all in line for a major shake-up to smooth the way for kerbside recycling.
- As part of the project, every home in the borough will have a green box for glass, tins, foil trays and plastic bottles, a white bag for paper waste and a grey bin for other household rubbish.
- Just think if you recycled all of these materials you won't need to stand on your wheeled bin to squeeze that last bit of space out of it and you might get your lid the whole way down!
- Christmas cards can be taken along to Tesco or WH Smith, where recycling bins will stand in all their York stores.
- The level of organisation is very impressive, though I'm not sure about the symbolism of the count supervisors using an empty ballot box as a rubbish bin.
- So it must have been gremlins that filled my rubbish bin with pieces of torn cardboard and disposable coffee cups.
- An electrified clothes drying rack, a guitar made out of an coffee tin, drums built from stainless steel colanders, pots and rubbish bins.
- The study showed that only 14 per cent of household rubbish bins contain absolutely no information of interest to fraudsters.
- Each week, on the same day, either the black bin with household rubbish and the blue box with tins and plastic were collected, or the brown bin for garden rubbish and the green box for paper.
- That amounts to 1500 tonnes of glass, plastic, paper and cans going into recycling bins rather than rubbish bags.
- After the first day of the strike many city centre streets were filled with litter as protesters tipped over rubbish bins and emptied refuse bags.
- On your next visit to the supermarket take excess packaging and deposit in the rubbish bins in the store car park.
- Refuse collectors are instructed only to collect rubbish left in the bins and no other bags, in an attempt to reduce landfill and encourage recycling.
- He tossed the little wooden stick in the recycling bin and stood up.
- He pointed it out to me and I walked across to the bin and deposited the package of shells.
- Was he planning on using one of the empty bottles in the bin to store some chemicals?
- As Ian approached the bus stop, Mad Sam extricated himself from the litter bin and stood in the middle of the pavement, blocking Ian's path.
- In addition one resident actually had somebody put a sack of rubbish in their bin when they had it left out for collection.
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- There have also been problems with the brown bin or composting bin service, with a handful of households contaminating it with dead animals and non-recyclable waste.
- I was shopping in a health food store that had open bins and this man was grabbing handfuls of nuts in his open hands and eating them before going to the counter to pay for them.
- Any longer than that and I'm liable to drop the jeans in the nearest bargain bin basket and run out of the shop empty handed.
- The stores were decorated with bins of coffee beans, photos of coffee trees, and shelves of gleaming coffee paraphernalia.
- Using separate bins to store boarders' grain helps track the number of sacks you use.
- Use large colorful stackable plastic bins to store toys, linens, out of season clothes and decorations, etc.
- Children can sort through the manageable bins without standing on tiptoes or upsetting a whole shelf.
- We have a worm farm and compost bin, have planted fruit trees and vegetables and plan to plant up an area of natives next week.
- York Rotters, a band of council-trained volunteers, showed festival visitors how they can reduce household waste by up to a third by purchasing a discounted compost bin.
- Each bin can store one type of otherwise homeless stuff.
- When you go to bargain bins in record stores, you can get Blondie and The Beatles and you can go back every day and get something new and good.
- So I laid some permeable membrane down to stop the weeds from growing upwards and emptied the contents of the big compost bin into the smaller compost bin.
- Once the sequence is complete, the test equipment sends the results to the component handler, which bins the part and places another in the fixture.
- Those burgeoning sprouts on the gnarly bulbs piled in bins at a garden store can produce five or six flowers, each as big as your hand.
- Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical.
- It's carried to market, stored, arranged in bins, cooked, brought to the table, and eaten.
- The scheme is designed to encourage residents to take part in council schemes, which include a compost bin offer and nappy laundering services.
- Check the dollar stores for plastic bins, baskets and containers.
- I survey the space where we're standing, shelves and bins of different components.
- We also started boiling up the maize and storing this in huge bins ready for piling into the swims in front of the site to get the shoals of fish munching.
- A big stand of grain bins; they are scowling at the wind, each of them.
1(discard)tirar a la basurabotar a la basura River Plate Latin America
- Hence the string of television programmes that have been commissioned of late showing people binning their PAYE existence, going out on a limb and living by their own wits.
- He knows this would be worthless: his own voluntary targets of a 20 percent reduction in Britain's emissions by 2020 were binned with a blush this year.
- Last month, the superstar singer was reported to be furious after her husband, the director, binned the scene she appeared in for the final cut of his movie.
- Shortly before the break Ferres was binned for alleged interference on the Rhinos' kick chasers and Smith kicked a simple goal to stretch the visitors' lead.
- After the break, James Rushforth got in on the scoring before Doherty was binned to deplete Hunslet further.
- After just one year back on the agenda, Friday qualifying has been binned again for 2004.
- Any squad strengthening plans based on possible income from Europe had to be binned before the ink was dry on them.
- The lead was extended when former Bulls player Simon Knox was binned for a punch on Phil Stephenson, and Max Tomlinson got his second try in two starts after a superb cut out pass by Rushforth.
- ‘I was surprised when he binned me,’ said Peacock, who had another superb game in the second row for the Bulls.
- The feelgood factor, a staple of Hollywood, is binned in favour of emotional truth and the complexities of human nature.
- Sikora is right that guidance sent out on its own may be binned.
- Wing Damien Gibson was binned for holding down Fielden and the Bulls made the short-handed Tigers pay with two late tries.
- Unfortunately, I'd recently stocked on this stuff and so had to put the case for phasing a new (yet to be announced) brand in rather than binning it all.
- Not that the oppressive, undemocratic, abusive and illegal proposals are to be binned.
- It described the project rather unkindly as ‘an appalling waste of public money’ that should be binned if it wasn't working by the end of the year.
- This week, to reflect the goodwill supposed to afflict newspapers this season, the Media desk has binned its normal reading in favour of Positive News, The Positive Press and Good News Daily.
- The car rental firm watched its shares crash ten per cent yesterday on news that it was binning an expensive new system.
- Dr Oppenheim said: ‘I think the director dealt with the responses in a very restrained manner when she could have just binned them.’
- Otley were reduced to 14 players when full-back Kevin Freeman was binned just before half-time and the first 15 minutes of the second-half were more defensive for the home team.
2(reject)rechazarthe whole project was binned — el proyecto íntegro fue reachazado
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