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Unformatted text preview: status: NIMBY or BANANA - build absolutely nothing anywhere near anyone • environmental justice - who should have decision making role in site selection of waste management facilities in minority communities • new trend - integrated waste management (IWM) from 1980s to deal with growing waste disposal problem • initial approach - "dilute and disperse" anywhere possible • later plan - "concentrate and contain" and resource recovery • today's reality - too much waste to do either Modern Trends : IWM • integrated waste management - emerged in 1980s • reduction, recycling, reuse, composting, landfill, incineration • three R's reduces urban refuse by 50% • more success with recycling, but less success with reducing production...
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- Fall '11
- Geology, Waste, solid waste disposal, rapid life cycle