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Unformatted text preview: • dilute waste or reduce
waste volume until it’s no
longer a problem
5 3 Municipal Waste Disposal: In Developing World
(Compare these images with one of our landfills) - what does this tell us: even in developing areas...
- why they picking through? (sell, reuse it themselves) Examples in developing
(should give us pause in considering
how much “garbage” could be reused) - has stuff in it/tech that can be used (everything used
came from somewhere) 6 2 4/5 Municipal Waste Disposal Landfills: - big road blocks in ﬁnding site (not in my back yard) Placement regulated (don't want it near them) Designed for specific site (taking into
account characteristics of local soil,
bedrock, climate, groundwater conditions,
etc). - no place available for ppl to agree and put it Monitored:
before, during & after active use - soil (permi), bedrock (permi or not), climate (break
down of material), groundwater condi (disturbing it)
- monitoring: before garb goes in, while there and after
7 site is abandoned 6 Municipal Waste Disposal: Basic Landfill Design
Main purposes: to isolate
solid waste and safeguard
contamination by leachate.
Landfill pit lined w...
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- Fall '14