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Solid & hazardous materials Environmental Science, Donald Winslow 4 December 2009
Mining Minerals & rock Economic geology 1872 Mining law Metals Non-metal mineral resources Fuel Environmental effects of mining Reducing consumption
Metals refined from mined ore Al, Fe, Cu, Pb, Ni, Zn, Hg, Sn, Cr, Mn, Pt, Au, Ag
Non-metal mineral resources Gravel Clay Glass Salts
Fuel Uranium Petroleum Coal Mountaintop Removal Natural gas Coal-bed methane Powder River, Wyoming Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma
Environmental effects of mining Acid drainage Processing Smelting Heap-leach extraction
Reducing consumption Metals Plastics Fuels Electricity etc Eliminating unnecessary consumption reduces waste.
Solid and hazardous waste What is waste?
Solid waste Waste production American waste stream Fate of American solid materials Landfills closing Reduce, reuse, recycle Hazardous waste
American waste stream Paper & paperboard Yard trimmings Plastic Food Metals
Fate of American solid materials Landfills Open dumps Sanitary landfills Ocean dumping Exporting waste & environmental justice Recycling Incineration Composting
Recycling Sorting, cleaning, reformulating Demanufacturing Biodegradable plastics
Incineration Pollution Cogeneration
Hazardous waste Chemical & petroleum pollution Federal legislation & regulation Cradle-to-grave Superfund Electrical transformers & PCBs Brownfields Bioremediation Retrievable storage & secure landfills
SOLID, TOXIC & HAZARDOUS WASTE. Managing Solid Waste Disposal Waste Stream – the steady flow of matter from raw materials, through manufacturing, product.
MINING CH main mining techniques Surface Mountain top removal Depends on location of resource and topography Open pit vs strip mining Subsurface.
Waste Management And willful waste, depend upont Brings, almost always, woeful want! Ann Taylor.
Earth System and Recourse. Earth’s Layers The Earth’s crust is made up of a series of rigid plates, called tectonic plates, which move in response to.
Waste and Recycling Notes Waste Disposal. Electronic Waste: A Growing Problem E-waste consists of toxic and hazardous waste such as PVC, lead, mercury,
Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 21 Slides 51 -.
APES Day 87…return to your mines and complete (15 minutes) How did your mines do? Did you make a profit? What would have to do to process (purify and distribute)
INVENTORY OF MINING WASTE IN THE EU CANDIDATE COUNTRIES OBJECTIVE: to compile an inventory of toxic waste sites from mining in EU Candidate Countries in.
Chapter 15 Nonrenewable Mineral Resources. MINERALS, ROCKS, AND THE ROCK CYCLE The earth’s crust consists of solid inorganic elements and compounds.
Chapter 22 Waste Management. What does a societies garbage say about it? How would the trash in a landfill from 50 years ago be different than the trash.
Chapter 24 Solid and Hazardous Waste Municipal 1.5% Sewage sludge 1% Mining and oil and gas production 75% Industry 9.5% Agriculture 13% Wheres the waste.
Concepts for the environmentally sound management of surplus mercury Sven Hagemann GRS.
Part 3 Land and Water Use. RANGELANDS Uncultivated land dominated by native plants: grasses, grass-like plants, or shrubs. All land that is not farmland,
Recycling By: K.Apurva M.Mounica. What is recycling? Recycling is the process of taking a product at the end of its useful life and using all or part.
1 Ch. 19.2: Reducing Solid Waste. 2 A. Reduce… If we produce less waste, we will reduce the expense and difficulty of collecting and disposing of it.
Facts, trends and challenges in waste management in the Republic of Macedonia M.Sc. Margareta Cvetkovska, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning.
Chapter 17 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Question #1 What is solid waste, and how much do we produce? (p )
Jeopardy: APES 2 nd Semester Review A: Env Laws B:
Solid and Hazardous Waste G. Tyler Millers Living in the Environment 14 th Edition Edited by Mr. Manskopf 2009 Chapter 24 G. Tyler Millers Living in the.
Waste Impacts to Safety and Health By K.Subramaniam, MCIEH, PJK, MSc(Envt), BSc(Hons)(Envt & Occ.Health), Dip RSH.
Science Review. Which word names chemicals that provide nutrients to the soil to help crops grow better? A. terracing B. smog C. sewage D. fertilizer.
What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? What are some examples of each?
Quick Facts Presently, 80% of municipal and industrial solid waste in Canada is disposed of by landfilling processes, with the remainder disposed through.
Lead and Other Contaminants in Baltimore Urban Garden Soils: What You Can Do to Protect Your family Rufus L. Chaney USDA-Agricultural Research Service.
Chapter 17 Environmental Biotechnology People need a good environment to be healthy and happy. The average person in the U.S. creates 4.3 pounds of solid.
13.1 Natural resources support human activity 13.2 Minerals and rocks are nonrenewable resources 13.3 Resources can be conserved and recycled 13.4 Resources.
Why Product Stewardship? THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE Zack Hansen, Ramsey County Leslie Wilson, Carver County December 15, 2010.
Recycling experiences in the Republic of Macedonia M.Sc. Margareta Cvetkovska, advisor Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning.
How to predict a Product. Synthesis Acid anhydride + water acid Base anhydride + water base Nonmetallic oxide is acid anhydride Metallic oxide is base.
IMPACT OF SOLID WASTE ON HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT By FUNMILAYO AKINBODE WALDEN UNIVERSITY PUBH Environmental Health INSTRUCTOR: DR STEPHEN ARNOLD.
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