Name:Alexa PadgettDate:3/29/19School:Theodore High SchoolFacilitator:J. Murray8.04 Solid Waste & Waste ManagementDirections: Answer the following questions about solid waste and waste management usingthe content and video in the lesson.1.How much solid waste does the average human in the United State produce each day?Where does most of the solid waste that we produce in the United States end up?5.94lbs a day. Most of this trash ends up at landfills.2.Why are landfills becoming less of an option for disposing of solid waste?Landfills takeup land space and can contribute to pollution. Landfills contribute to air pollutionbecause of dangerous gases that are emitted from the decomposition of biodegradablematerial. Methane is the primary gas of more than 10 gases that are produced duringdecomposition. The gases move up through the layers of soil and migrate to areasoutside of the landfill. These gases can be harmful to humans.