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commingle

(also spelled co-mingle) It is illegal for real estate brokers to combine (or commingle) clients'funds with the broker's business funds in one account,even if all monies are accurately accounted for and there have been no other improprieties. Client funds do not have to be separated from each other,but can all be commingled in one escrow account.

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In comments made to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has indicated that the city's Blue Bag program will be replaced by a collection program that commingles recyclables in 96-gallon plastic carts.
The city currently commingles containers at the curb, which can result in contaminated broken glass, which, prior to the fall of 2005, the city crushed and used as daily cover at the landfill.