Lecture 17 Waste Management

Lecture 17 Waste Management - Lecture 17: Waste Management...

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Lecture 17: Waste Management Garbage: Solid Waste Source Disposal Municipal and Hazardous Lecture 17: Waste Management Animals Crops Municipalities Industry Mineral Extraction and Processing Principal Sources of Solid Waste Lecture 17: Waste Management Municipal Waste: What’s the breakdown? Paper Wood Food Yard Plastic Metal Glass Other Disposal: Where does it go? Why is site selection important? Lecture 17: Waste Management Household garbage 383 kg — The amount of waste generated in Canada, per person, by the residential component of solid waste in 2002. 30 — The number of green garbage bags this represents, per person. 12 million tonnes — The weight of solid waste generated by the residential component in Canada in 2002. 2.5 million tonnes — The amount of residential waste that was recycled or otherwise diverted in 2002. $1.5 billion-plus — The cost of waste management services to municipal governments in 2002. More than 40% of this money was spent collecting waste and recyclable material. A further 25% was spent operating disposal facilities, and 10% was spent running recycling and composting facilities. Lecture 17: Waste Management
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course EARTH SCIE 1081 taught by Professor Samrussell during the Fall '11 term at UWO.

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