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Another difference is in the fact that many  industries have their own disposal facilities Others pay to have their waste disposed of  at municipal disposal sites Health hazards from  Industrial  solid waste
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Regulations for industrial solid waste are  less strict than for municipal solid waste Health hazards from  Industrial  solid waste In many areas, industries are not required  to have permits, install landfill liners or  leachate collection systems, or to monitor  groundwater for contamination
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health In rural areas, septic systems are the most  popular method of wastewater disposal Health hazards from  Wastewater Groundwater contamination (drinking water from wells) Overflow during flooding events
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health In urban areas, municipal sewer systems  carry wastewater from homes and business  to centralized treatment locations Health hazards from  Wastewater There, pollutants are removed by  physical biological  and  chemical  means
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Health hazards from  Wastewater
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Depend on what type of  treatment is being used Health hazards from  Wastewater Nutrient pollution (nitrogen) Eutrophication Disinfectant by-products (DBPs) Bacterial contamination (overflow)  Biosolids (sewage sludge)
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Solid waste and wastewater in Canada
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Solid waste and wastewater in Canada
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Solid waste and wastewater in Canada
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Hazardous waste are diverse in their  chemical composition and may be  liquid, solid, or gaseous Health hazards from  Hazardous  waste Hazardous is waste that meets one of  the following four criteria:
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Health hazards from  Hazardous  waste Ignitability  (easily catch fire) Corrosivity  (corrode metals in  storage tanks or equipment) Reactivity  (chemically unstable) Toxicity  (harm human health when  inhaled, ingested or on contact)
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Industry  produces the largest amounts  of hazardous waste Health hazards from  Hazardous  waste However, because of strict regulations  on industrial disposal of hazardous wastes,  households  are currently  the largest source of  unregulated   hazardous waste in the environment
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ESCI 274 Waste Management and Health Household hazardous waste results from  materials  commonly used in and around the  home  that contain toxic, reactive, corrosive  or flammable ingredients (paints, batteries, oils, solvents,  cleaning agents, lubricants, pesticides) Health hazards from  Hazardous  waste
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