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Name Shawna Fields Course Number SCI201-1704A-03 Instructor’s Name Asma Wasim Due Date 11/1/2017 SCI201 Unit 4 Individual Project Introduction Municipal Solid Waste is more commonly coined as trash or garbage which consists of everyday items we utilize and then discard, such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, apparel, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries. These come from our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses (Municipal Solid Waste). Most waste was buried or burned to get rid but some waste could also be reused or recycled we also used landfills to get rid of waste but it caused problems. Some of the problems with using a landfill is leachate which is a liquid that filters through the landfill that is then absorbed into the ground water which causes toxic chemicals to contaminate groundwater (Waste Disposal). Body of Paper Open dumping is when household waste, appliances, tires and other materials that will

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