Trash vs. Garbage

published 6 years ago by Neptune Studios

What is the difference between trash and garbage?

This podcast is brought to you by science alert the Facebook page that connects engages and inspire science enthusiasts worldwide follow us at Facebook.com slash science alert or science alert.com. Trash versus garbage is there a difference well my grandmother taught me that trash means plastic leaves metal tires would etcetera and garbage means food waste I guess what we might now call compost this linguistic distinction wasn't something I ever learned in school I mean to me this is a trash can and this is a garbage can but the Oxford English Dictionary records trash as originally meaning broken or torn pieces of wood tweaks splinters cuttings from a hedge of straw etcetera while garbage originally meant Jiban's of a file or and trails and waste parts of an animal in fact the earliest record of the word garbage in English is in the fifteenth century cookbook recipe for jobless talk a fat about images of cheapness as the head of the fate of the virus and the guitarist wash and clean up and cost him an ephedra put I and so forth ...

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