Check Point - Terrestrial Resource Plan

Check Point - Terrestrial Resource Plan - Pesticides...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  3/6/11 Solid Waste – A Global Issue Desiree’ Forgason Axia College of University of Phoenix
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 3/6/11 As the human population grows our waste increases as well. This presents an array of issues like: v Disposal Methods v Waste Reduction Methods v Water Source Contamination v Hazardous Waste Materials Why is Solid Waste an Issue?
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 3/6/11 Despite regulations, runoff, dumping and evaporation is  contaminating streams other water sources. Since most streams and rivers are in low lying areas: Runoff from landfills flows towards water.   Dumping, while illegal, is still an issue. Evaporation of liquid garbage pollutants is re-released  by rain. Water Source Contamination
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 3/6/11 Hazardous Wastes are Also an Endangerment  Industrial Chemicals Household Cleaners Automotive Supplies
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Unformatted text preview: Pesticides Hazardous Waste Concerns 3/6/11 Solid Waste can be disposed of many ways: Open Dumps Sanitary Landfills Incineration Composting Disposal Methods 3/6/11 Though garbage is not a new problem, participation in the solution is. There are several steps that could gain awareness and help: Education Legal Requirements with Consequences Think BEFORE You Buy Reusing Products By Recycling How to Reduce Garbage 3/6/11 Individuals and commercials sources of waste will react to any changes in a plethora of ways including: Negatives: Attempt to Slow Regulations Attempts to Avoid Regulations Overall Discontent Positives: Community & Corporate Participation Cleaner, Safer, & Healthier Living Negative & Positive Reactions...
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