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"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
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The Horn of By-Products
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"Well in our defence we did get a lot of the numbers correct, they just weren't in the right order."
"I tell you I've studied the entire site personally and there is no toxic waste!"
"Personally, I'd have preferred more transit cops."
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'I just can't believe the amount of packaging there is these days.'
"That beer is cold enough, Henderson! You don't have to let it run."
No toxic waste in my backyard!
'Our employees at all levels get desk nameplates.'
'I've told you a thousand times, Tompkins - we never, ever leave a paper trail here at this company.'
Department of Wastage - Formerly 'Middle Management'
"By the way, while you were off sick yesterday, we identified the bottleneck."
"And the pit's filled with unused recycling collection bins."
'I hate it when he begs for table scraps.'
Waitrose stock non standardised fruit.
'When Bob returns with the ketchup we'll discuss staff paperclip wastage.'
"That's the last time I'll co-operate with an efficiency expert."
The World wasting water.
'Look! The health food shop has been hit by the recession.'
Horn of Plenty.
Landfill site worker - 'Christmas catalogues...thataway.'
'If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with Bryte soap flakes, send the unused portion back to us, because, frankly, we hate to see any of it go to waste.'
Ironic chart of wastage