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Reading Guide Date: Article Title: What about this article did you find most interesting or important?: Instead of just throwing everything out, it’s important to participate in programs that will reduce the amount of waste that’s going into landfills all over the country. I also recognized how Canadian waste is ‘drier’ than ours, and it made me think how more people should compost materials. How does this apply to Campus (think of Student behavior, etc.): A lot of us don’t know where the trash we throw out goes, this is kind of an eye opener. What from the article stood out/shocked you?: . The size of these two landfills alone will cover an equivalent area of two square miles under a perfectly graded. 300 foot pyramid of garbage. the total figure has now Jumped to over 11 million cubic meters of waste plus a 15o.ooo ton sludge surplus exported annually to a variety of landfills across the
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  • Fall '12
  • CraigNicholson
  • Landfill, great lake state, Canadian garbage

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