11 Hazardous Waste (2) - Solid Wastes and Hazardous Wastes...

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Solid Wastes and Hazardous Wastes
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eneral Waste Categories General Waste Categories ± Conventional Solid Waste ousehold garbage Household garbage – Commercial trash dustrial debris Industrial debris ± Liquid Waste unicipal sewage – Municipal sewage – Industrial processes – Food processing
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eneral Waste Categories General Waste Categories ± Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes pent solvents Spent solvents – Metal platting fluids eavy metals Heavy metals – Paints and coatings eactive compounds – Reactive compounds – Nuclear fuel and weapons
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pical Waste Disposal Practices Typical Waste Disposal Practices ± Open Dumps: common until the 1970’s ± Sanitary landfills: most widely used method today ± Deep well injection: hazardous wastes ± Ocean dumping: still a major problem in some countries ± Storage: nuclear and some hazardous wastes ± Recycle and/or Reclaim: gaining wider ecyc e a d/o ec a ga g de application
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Public Health Issues Associated with Dumps and Landfills ± Environmental Contamination ir Air –So i l urface water runoff Surface water runoff Groundwater - a major concern reeding grounds for disease vectors ± Breeding grounds for disease vectors – Flies, mosquitoes, rodents, roaches, small ammals mammals ± Objectionable Odors
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otal and Net Waste Generation Total and Net Waste Generation ttp://www epa gov/epaoswer/non http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non- hw/muncpl/factbook/internet/mswf/gen.htm#2
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Estimated Average Individual Waste Generation http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non- hw/muncpl/factbook/internet/mswf/gen.htm#2
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Approximate Gross Discards of MSW Materials http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non- hw/muncpl/factbook/internet/mswf/gen.htm#2
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Net Discards of Materials, 1970, 1980, 1995 http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non- hw/muncpl/factbook/internet/mswf/gen.htm#2
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Survey of Land Disposal Facilities by Type of Process 00 250 All Facilities Commercial Facilities 150 200 50 100 0 eep Well njection sposal undment Landfill Land reatment aste Pile orage atment De In Di s Impo u Tr Wa St o Tre a
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Percent of Production related Waste eported with Multiple Codes (SIC Reported with Multiple Codes (SIC Codes 20-30) for Which Industry is mong Those Reported
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course PHC 6357 taught by Professor Mlynarek,s during the Summer '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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