Mrs. Mohammadian Par
November 21, 2020
APES Period 6 & 7
Municipal and Hazardous Waste Management
Understand and be able to apply each of these terms.
Waste Stream – The total amount of human-generated waste.
Municipal Solid Waste – The nonliquid type of waste originating from small businesses, institutions and
Hazardous Waste – Solid/Liquid waste that has a toxicity, chemical reactivity, flammability or
Recycling – The processing of thrown away materials and products to create new products. Recycling
sounds like a great process, but not throwing away things is much cleaner.
Composting – The biological decomposition/degradation of organic material.
Leachate – Any liquid that while passing through material extracts solids, and in waste management,
will most likely contaminate areas which it passes.
Be able to read, analyze, and give complete answers to questions like these.
Give an example of
Which can be