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''This page is about garbage, the refuse of society.  For the band, see [[Garbage (band)]].''
 
''This page is about garbage, the refuse of society.  For the band, see [[Garbage (band)]].''
  
'''Garbage''', or '''trash''', is the byproduct of the disposed waste created by a society.  The term '''garbage''' is more or less a 'catch-all' term for items that are viewed as disposable, or that can be "thrown away".
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'''Garbage''', or '''trash''', is the byproduct of the disposed waste created by a society.  The term '''garbage''' is more or less a 'catch-all' term for items that are viewed as disposable, or that can be "thrown away".  Other terms that may be used to describe garbage are '''waste''', '''litter''', '''refuse'''; however these terms often mean something specific when used in appropriate context, e.g. ''human waste''.

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This page is about garbage, the refuse of society. For the band, see Garbage (band).

Garbage, or trash, is the byproduct of the disposed waste created by a society. The term garbage is more or less a 'catch-all' term for items that are viewed as disposable, or that can be "thrown away". Other terms that may be used to describe garbage are waste, litter, refuse; however these terms often mean something specific when used in appropriate context, e.g. human waste.