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ES Chapter 22 Waste - Chapter 22 Waste Management www.aw-bc.com/Withgott Waste unwanted material or substance resulting from human activity or

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Chapter 22: Waste Management www.aw-bc.com/Withgott
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Waste unwanted material or substance resulting from human activity or process municipal solid waste (trash) hazardous waste toxic chemically reactive flammable corrosive industrial solid waste goods mining agriculture petroleum extraction and refining
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Waste Management minimize your waster find ways to recycle waste materials disposing waste safely and effective
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Minimizing Waste: Source Reduction more efficient use of materials buy fewer goods less packaging use goods longer reusing goods (purchasing used, donating)
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Recovery: Recycling and Composting best strategy in waste management recycling : sending used goods to facilities for extraction and processing of raw materials composting : organic decomposition used for the recovering of organic waste
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Recycling and Composting in the U.S. www.aw-bc.com/Withgott
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Waste Stream www.aw-bc.com/Withgott
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Municipal Solid Waste in the U.S. 71% consists of paper, yard debris, food scraps, plastics packaging nondurable goods outdated goods in 2005 we generated 246 million tons, almost one ton per person! average person generates 2 kg of waste per day
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Waste Generation throwaway society increase in packaging poor quality goods developing countries are becoming more throwaway societies recycling has stabilized the waste production in some industrialized countries
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Open Dumping trash dumped wherever it suites the person municipalities began taking care of the trash specific sites for trash noxious smoke and nasty smell cities began burying the trash and burning some in incinerators (Midlothian)
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Sanitary Landfills regulated by health and environmental guidelines resource conservation and recovery act 1976 amended in '84 partial decomposition by bacteria compressed by its weight layered with soil speeds decomposition reduces infestation limited infiltration of rainwater allows biodegradation by aerobic and anaerobic bacteria
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Protection against Environmental Contamination location away from wetlands
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course ECO 1305.8501 taught by Professor Dianagomez during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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ES Chapter 22 Waste - Chapter 22 Waste Management www.aw-bc.com/Withgott Waste unwanted material or substance resulting from human activity or

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