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4.How do landfills contribute to air pollution? How do landfills contribute to water pollution? Greenhouse gas. When organic material such as food scraps and green waste is putinlandfill, it is generally compacted down and covered. ...Eventually this releases methane, agreenhouse gas that is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide. The implications for globalwarming and climate change are enormous. 5.According to the video, what makes up the biggest part of the solid waste that we produce? What is an alternative to sending these solid wastes to landfills? About 32.5percent of the trash is recycled or composted,12.5 percentis burned and 55 percent is buried inlandfills 6. What is the difference in biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste? List 3 examples of biodegradable waste and 3 examples of non-biodegradable wastes. The basic difference between biodegradable and non - biodegradable is that biodegradable items decompose or break down naturally. Non - biodegradable items don't.Large volumes of non - biodegradable waste take up excess waste and are potentially damaging to the environment.
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  • Fall '19
  • Waste, Biodegradable waste, solid waste

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