Double waste

DOUBLE WASTE. When a tenant, bound to repair, suffers a house to be wasted, and then unlawfully fells timber to repair it, he is said to commit double waste. Co. Litt. 53. See Waste.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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NATURE was called upon to help meet a double waste water treatment challenge.
It may lead to a double waste if the lost batch requires to produce a new one be delivered!
The Information Commissioner was right to take a hard line but it is a double waste of public money to lose the hardware in the first place and then be fined for it.
Newcastle City Council will abandon plans to double waste burning at the Byker plant, incineration will be ruled out across the city and instead recycling will be expanded.
Casella officials contend the permit changes will double waste recovery and efficiency rates at the landfill, from 30 percent to 60 percent.