Solid Waste (1) - Solid waste disposal has always been an...

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Unformatted text preview: Solid waste disposal has always been an issue worldwide We all must be responsible in waste generation that will be disposed The waste that we generate has the potential to contaminate the environment Assure that the waste is disposed of appropriately Disposal of all wastes in a safe and environmentally sound manner In 500 BC , the Athe ns org a nize d the firs t m unicipal la ndfill in the we s te rn wo rld a nd re quire d was te dis pos al to be a t le a s t one m ile fro m city wa lls . History of Solid Waste in ancient times, America and Idaho Disposal of waste has always been an something we struggled with Archeology and solid waste sites Greeks were really the first to develop municipal landfills In 500 BC , the Athe ns org a nize d the firs t m unicipal la ndfill in the we s te rn wo rld a nd re quire d was te dis pos al to be a t le a s t one m ile fro m city wa lls . British in 1388 tried to stop waste disposal in the rivers...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course ENVHLTH 102 taught by Professor Dalestephenson during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.

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