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Yaroslav Sokolov Mrs. Mohammadian Par November 21, 2020 APES Period 6 & 7 Municipal and Hazardous Waste Management Vocabulary Understand and be able to apply each of these terms. 1. Waste Stream – The total amount of human-generated waste. 2. Municipal Solid Waste – The nonliquid type of waste originating from small businesses, institutions and homes. 3. Hazardous Waste – Solid/Liquid waste that has a toxicity, chemical reactivity, flammability or corrosivity. 4. 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. 5. Composting – The biological decomposition/degradation of organic material. 6. Leachate – Any liquid that while passing through material extracts solids, and in waste management, will most likely contaminate areas which it passes. Critical Thinking Be able to read, analyze, and give complete answers to questions like these. 1. Give an example of biodegradable and non-degradable waste. Which can be composted ?

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