Definitions of avfall

Defined in section 27 of the Norwegian Pollution Control Act as discarded objects of personal property or substances, as well as surplus objects and substances from service industries, manufacturing industries and treatment plants, etc. Waste water and exhaust gases are not considered to be waste.

Definitions of waste

a wrong, bad, or ineffective use of resources such as money, skills, or time etc

Waste injures the interests of shareholders.

unwanted materials or substances left over when you have used something

The Welsh Government should give a firm refusal to any plans to create a site to bury nuclear waste in Wales, an assembly member has said.