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d. e. ENVIOOYSY Quiz #6 This is FORM B — BUBBLE IT IN NOW! Page 3 of9 5. The phrase “economy of proximity” refers tothe fact that mega-cities are typically easier to ow and maintain because they oﬂ'er ease of
access to large numbers ofpeople liv'm in close proximity. people who live close together in large urban centres have access to a greater variety of
resources, including culture, educaﬁtml, and other human resources. it is efﬁcient, and thus economical, to hing supplies and services to people who are
clustered together. the human economy is designed to accents: for the ﬁill environmental costs of resource
use and waste production by large urhm cadres. All ofthe above answers are correct 6. Leachate is
a. usually collected at landﬁll sites, and leaned in waste exchange programs.
l/ b. mainly a probl- in dry environmems.
@ produced when water percolates through a pile of solid waste.
d. best managed by channeling it toward: the nearest swiftly-ﬂowing waterway.
e. All ofthe above answersarecooect 7. Municipal waste d. includes “household” waste only; it does not include any commercial or industrial waste.
is the largest and most problematic source category for solid waste. basically anything that is picked up by a truck [tom the curb on garbage day. is typically managed in “secure” landﬁlls, because of the presence of household toxins.
All ofthe above answers are correct. 8. Which one of the following statements is incorrect? /" 6%? Energy use has traditionally been strongy correlated with economic development.
Because of our very heavy reliance on lbssil ﬁiels, modern industrial societies should be
concerned about draining §l_l_ of Earth’s energy resources within the next few decades. c. A very small percentage of the world’s population is responsible for a very large
percentage ofthe world’s energy use.
(1. Canada is typically #1 in per capita may use, worldwide.
e. Energy use globally has been increasing at a rate that is approximately four times as fast
as the rate of population growth.
9. Sewage is ./ E:
(«9 considered primarily a liquid waste (because it can be passed through a pipe).
what we ﬂush down the toilet and wash down the drain every day. one of the most signiﬁcant waste management problems, globally. the source of sludge, which is often disposed of in nearby water bodies. All of the above answers are correct. ...
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