waste product

noun

: useless material that is produced when making something else
a hazardous waste product

Examples of waste product in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This year, Oakdale will be trying Turbo Melt, composed of magnesium chloride and a biodegradable waste product, which comes from food and beverage waste streams — these substances are byproducts of food and beverage manufacturing that would otherwise go unused. Letter Writers, Twin Cities, 3 Feb. 2024 When cyanobacteria evolved to create oxygen as a waste product of photosynthesis, the subsequent build-up of oxygen in the atmosphere around 2.4 billion years ago removed methane, a greenhouse gas, and buried carbon on the seafloor, plunging the planet into a series of worldwide glaciations. Howard Lee, Ars Technica, 15 Mar. 2023 The 28-year-old is monitoring dozens of glass bottles containing different combinations of rum distillery waste product and sargassum and using the results to work on her thesis, which will also help shape Rum and Sargassum’s business product. Stephanie Hanes, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Nov. 2023 All touring and production vehicles will be electric or fueled by 100 percent waste product HVO fuel. Evan Minsker, Pitchfork, 5 Dec. 2023 Your muscles produce lactic acid, a waste product of your cells turning carbs into energy. Lauren Del Turco, Health, 20 Nov. 2023 New materials Partanna uses a combination of brine and a steelmaking waste product called slag to make its cement blocks. Yusuf Khan, WSJ, 24 Aug. 2023 The organ not only produced urine, but also removed serum creatinine, a waste product that can build up in the blood of patients with kidney disease. Amy Yurkanin | Ayurkanin@al.com, al, 17 Aug. 2023 According to the Mayo Clinic, protein in your urine, which is also called proteinuria, is a waste product that your kidneys normally get rid of. Lisa Mulcahy, Men's Health, 31 July 2023

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“Waste product.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20product. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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