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I was just thinking that with all the things replicated by a replicator, I never recall seeing them dispose of the non-consumable items replicated. E.g. whenever Picard asks for his tea, it always replicates the tea and the mug. He drinks the tea obviously, but what about the mug?
Does a replicator have the ability to 'de-replicate' the items it replicates (presumably then storing the constituents elsewhere), or is this 'waste' managed by a different system?
(Note I'm talking about things replicated, not foods or drinks which I know what happens to following this question.)