Ppt on biodegradable and non biodegradable trash

Let’s Talk Trash Abigail Dahlberg

and towards recycling, e.g. EU Waste Framework Directive mandates recycling of 50% of household waste and 70% of construction and demolition waste by 2020. Let’s talk words… Waste Trash/for iron, steel and aluminium scrap. In the pipeline: copper scrap metal, recovered paper, glass cullet, plastics and biodegradable waste / compost, aggregates and RDF. http://eippcb/e.g. metals other than aluminium and aluminium alloys or non-metallic materials such as earth, dust, insulation and glass) Scrap must be free of /


BMPs for Containment/Disposal

pick up litter, debris, and saturated absorbents. Properly dispose of absorbents and debris (in vast majority of cases – bag it and place in regular trash) Wash Water Control Devices – some examples Sump pumps; wet/dry Vac with and without sump pumps, vacuum /and tankers) should be limited to non-hazardous, inert and biodegradable materials. Portable dams and mats A Portable Dam sealing off a storm drain, and a sump pump with a window screen filter . Portable Mat to seal off drain. Use mats with magnets and/


Miss Nelson SCIENCE ~ CHAPTER 12 ENERGY AND MATERIAL RESOURCES.

and construction debris KEY TERMS  Recycling – the process of reclaiming and reusing raw materials  Biodegradable – capable of being broken down by bacteria and other decomposers  Composting – the process of helping biodegradable/Trash cans PLASTIC  Glass is made from sand, soda ash, and limestone mixed together and heated  Glass is one of the easiest products to recycle because glass pieces can be melted down over and/ less waste by reducing your use of non-recyclable materials  You can also make an/


Beginner Backpacking Seminar

overrated capacities. Consider stand-alone tents. Non-free-standing tents are usually lighter than stand-alones. Double-walled tents (separate body and rain fly) have less of a condensation problem. Vestibule and door for each occupant is nice but not/38 can opener Scrubbing pad/pot holder Biodegradable soap Cord Empty Zip-lock bag for trash Fire Starter sticks (opt) Waterless hand cleaner Cigarette lighter Waterproof matches Who brings cans?  I put the lighter and matches with the stove Emphasis just a/


BMA Mission: To promote excellence in the manufacture, sale and use of biobased products and the responsible development of renewable resources.

in cosmetics and personal care products Biodegradable trash bags Paints & Coatings Sealants for concrete, fiber cement and wood Tempura paints Glitter paints Washable paints Seed oil coatings Wall paints Deck sealer and waterproofer Concrete curing/purchasing. Promote the BIOBASED Trade Fair. Reward Biobased Manufacturing excellence, new product development and substantial market success in traditional non-biobased product areas. BMA Member Services Monthly online newsletter with proactive response page./


Extensive usage of non-biodegradable plastic shopping bags in retail outlets Szilvia Hosser – November 29, 2007 ESPM 4242.

and retailers Convenient Functional Cheap Hygienic Lightweight Easy to transport food and other products Goals Reduction of non-biodegradable/and/and customers alike Question equity among retailers Supplier/and / or media) Social acceptability and equity issues I Social acceptability and equity issues II Consumer levy Low(er) initial acceptance by customers and/ban and / and/ non/track and /and reuse Socially acceptable with use of education programs and promotion materials Encourages manufacturing reusable or/and biodegradable/


Waste No garbage system in the 18 th century – people just threw garbage on the street and free running hogs ate it. In 1865 an estimated 10,000 hogs roamed.

generate about 4.4 pounds of solid trash per day. Less than one-quarter of it is recycled; the rest is incinerated or buried in landfills. We could reuse or recycle more than 70 percent of the landfill waste, which includes valuable materials such as glass, metal, and paper. Wastes are made of biodegradable or non- biodegradable products. Biodegradable – if it can be broken down by/


Environmental pollution may be defined as, “the unfavorable alteration of our surroundings”. It changes the quality of air, water and land which interferes.

nuclear reactors, generate different types of pollutants causing pollution to air, water bodies and land. 1. Biodegradable pollutants Biodegradable pollutants decompose rapidly by natural processes. Non-degradable pollutants do not decompose or decompose slowly in the environment. Slowly decomposed /energy and resources 4. Women choose green products instead of poor quality that harm the environment. 5. Women reduce the amount of trash they dispose off so as to recycle natural resources. 6. Women buy non-/


Environmental pollution may be defined as, “the unfavorable alteration of our surroundings”. It changes the quality of air, water and land which interferes.

nuclear reactors, generate different types of pollutants causing pollution to air, water bodies and land. 1. Biodegradable pollutants Biodegradable pollutants decompose rapidly by natural processes. Non-degradable pollutants do not decompose or decompose slowly in the environment. Slowly decomposed /energy and resources 4. Women choose green products instead of poor quality that harm the environment. 5. Women reduce the amount of trash they dispose off so as to recycle natural resources. 6. Women buy non-/


SOLID WASTE. E-WASTE SOLID WASTE: STORAGE, COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL Lecture Outline Solid Waste Act Definitions Solid Waste Disposal Act Sources, types.

non hazardous waste generated in households, commercial establishments, Institutions; it excludes industrial process wastes, agricultural wastes, mining wastes, and sewage sludge. Leachate Is a liquid resulting from precipitation percolating through landfills containing water, decomposed waste, and bacteria. DEFINITIONS Refuse Is all putrescible (biodegradable/ IS TRASHED E-WASTE AMOUNTS GENERATED EPA estimates that, in 2009, US consumers and businesses discarded televisions, computers, cell phones and hard /


Policies to Promote Composting By Brenda Platt Institute for Local Self-Reliance www.ilsr.org Presented at the Alison Ferguson Foundation’s Trash Summit.

recyclable. City of ManassasProgram is mandatory. Yard waste in bundles, can, or biodegradable bags. May issue fine of $25 for mixing recyclables with trash. City of Manassas of Park Plastic bags okay for yard waste. (Mandatory via contract.) City of FairfaxAny bag or can okay in season. During April, Nov. and Dec., city vacuums leaves. Other mos., bagged leaves collected with other yard/


Panel 1: Governing at the Local Level Tuesday November 15 (9:00- 10:30) 12 th Symposium on Development and Social Transformation.

and private system users for trash disposal and electricity generated from the trash. Other revenue sources are investment earnings, processing charges, and sales of recycled and/biodegradable waste and another for recyclable material.  Primary collection of biodegradable waste from the doorstep on a day to day basis using containerized tricycle/handcarts/pick up vans, and/RRZ Policy) doesn’t allow for such type of activity.  5] Non availability of sufficient funds with local bodies.  6] Lack of public /


Waste Project By Kim Trefz. Sadly America is the worst about wasting food. On average 40% of our food is thrown away, and that totals up to 145 billion.

is never eaten. Nearly twenty-five percent of that waste is in the U.S. alone. Elementary schools produce excessive amounts of trash in the cafeteria. After food has been thrown away it is taken to a dump or a landfill. This is usually buried/ in the correct bin. 5th and 6th grade students will see that the food and paper waste is taken to the compost bin and that the non biodegradable is compacted for waste-pickup. All plastics can be recycled by a company that comes and collects them. What would recycling /


By: Erica McNulty. Buy Biodegradable Products Biodegradable products will decompose naturally over short periods of time. They will turn back into natural.

are a number of various products currently being released. You can now find biodegradable plastics, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, cleaners, diapers, pet waste bags, trash bags and eating utensils. Nearly everything can now be made from renewable resources, and be bought at more competitive and cheaper prices. Reusable Water Bottles Many water bottles are recycled, but most are not, leaving a huge carbon/


Chapter 21 Chapter 17. 1. What do E-wastes consist of? 2. Where do most e-waste end up? What % are recyclable? 3. Name 3 metals and 4 toxic/hazardous.

Breathing contaminated air (incineration effect) Bio accumulated (breast milk, fatty animal products) Handling pesticides  Non-biodegradable  Lead (Pb) Naturally occurring: rocks, soil Non-natural production: burning fossil fuels Uses: batteries, pipes, ammunition, construction materials Health concerns: carcinogenic/globally- mostly in Britain Not many in U.S do to social and economic opposition Advantages: Reduce trash volume Produce energy Concentrate hazardous material into ash for burial Sale of energy /


Pollution and the Marine Environment Pollution The introduction by humans of substances, materials, or heat energy that decreases the quality of the.

packages, CDs, contact lenses, and surgical sutures. Plastics are strong and non-biodegradable.Plastics are strong and non-biodegradable. Effects on Marine Life Entanglement in plastic lines, nets traps, and packing material.Entanglement in plastic lines, nets traps, and packing material. Discarded fishing gear drifts and can continue to entrap marine /oilRecycle motor oil Recycle other forms of trashRecycle other forms of trash Dont use sprays that contain CFCsDont use sprays that contain CFCs Get involved/


Problems and Solutions

non-biodegradable containers, like: styrofoam Know how to Recycle in your Community BUY PRODUCTS IN CONTAINERS THAT YOU KNOW YOU WILL BE ABLE TO RECYCLE Each city is different. For more information, see “Recycling Fact Sheet” for your city. Check the Earth 911 Reuse and / winter, 78 in summer. See Energy Conservation Fact Sheet for more information. Problem: Water Pollution Trash, sewage, and chemicals pollute the water. It hurts the animals in the water. It can hurt people too. Solutions Don’t put hazardous/


Solid Waste Engineering & Management. Introduction MSW generally refers to all wastes generated, collected, transported, and disposed of within the jurisdiction.

Category i. Paper Category Mixed Paper Newspaper Non Recyclable Paper ii. Plastic Category Polyethylene tri-phthalate/relatively inert organic & inorganic solids. Bio Degradability of Organic Waste Biodegradation can be aerobic or anaerobic. Volatile slides contents, determined by/Haul Container Systems: Tilt-frame Container Systems Trash-trailer. Hoist-Truck Stationary Container System / PH optimum pH range is 6 to 8 Biochemical composition and texture: composition of waste influence the process rate Reducing the/


Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 13. Chapter Thirteen Topics Waste; Waste-Disposal Methods; Shrinking the Waste Stream; and Hazardous and Toxic Wastes.

of recent progress in recycling, many recyclable materials end up in the trash. Problem: refuse mixing of –recyclable and non-recyclable materials, –hazardous and non-hazardous materials 4 Municipal Solid Waste Composition in the US ( by weight/ unnecessary waste. Photodegradable plastics break down when exposed to UV rays. Biodegradable plastics can be decomposed by microorganisms. There are problems with photodegradable and biodegradable plastics, eg, –don’t degrade completely, –littering is considered ok/


Mars or Bust Preliminary Design Review 12/8/03. Mission Description Based on the Design Reference Mission from NASA (Hoffman and Kaplan, 1997; Drake,

member dumps non-fecal trash Air Lock Commode with built-in Fecal Genie Compactor Feces in UV-biodegradable bags Feces in Storage bags EVA dump UV Compactor Compacted Trash Trash in Storage bags Crew member is taking out the trash Non-Fecal matter Storage/Li-ion batteries 10 kg/(kW*h) –Total mass 4400 kg Large Pressurized Rover Responsibilities, split between EVA and Robotics –Deploy and inspect infrastructure Power station, antennas, solar arrays, etc. –Nominal crew of two with maximum capacity of four /


Recycling Plastic Problems and Solutions. Problem: Too much trash!  All our trash has to go somewhere.  It goes to dumps and landfills.  We will run.

-cycle: buy food in recyclable containers.  Do not buy food in non-recyclable, non-biodegradable containers. Can you think of a recyclable container? Recycle!  What can you recycle?  How does recycling help us? Recycling for Mt. SAC  When your water bottle is empty… Let’s Review Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle  Reduce the amount of trash.  Reuse instead of buying plastic disposables.  Recycle materials, especially plastic/


All the physical and social conditions surrounding a person. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is a government agency in charge of protecting our.

which in part require treatment of raw sewage before releasing it. Wastewater continued… Industrial pollution: comes from mining and manufacturing activities. These are extremely toxic and non-biodegradable. – Includes: dyes, acids, solvents, heavy metals, (mercury, lead, cadmium) – Used to be /hazardous waste properly with local authorities Recycling Facts 1. The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. 2. Americans make more than 200 million/


1 Solid and Hazardous Waste Solid and Hazardous Waste.

prevent or divert materials from the wastestream Source reduction Reuse Recycling Composting http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/facts.htm 13 Agriculture Waste Livestock produce sewage 200,000 hens, 1200 head of cattle/to produce less waste reduce packaging (50% of domestic waste) trash taxes also, modify waste photodegradable and biodegradable plastics Other options: reuse waste Glass bottles for beverage charge high prices and give return rebate use fabric bags for groceries reuse car parts,/


Chemical and Physical Features of Seawater and the World Ocean.

all Some say okay, as long as properly disposed and monitored © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Main Types of Marine Pollution Petroleum Sewage sludge DDT and PCBs Mercury Non-point-source pollution and trash © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Petroleum Oil spills/ Oil Spills Breaks down by natural processes – tar balls sink Skim or absorb oil Bioremediation – using bacteria and fungi to biodegrade oil © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Preventing Oil Spills Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Single-hulled tankers barred /


Generation of Radioactive Waste Radioactive Waste Management and Disposal NUCP 2311 1.

biodegradation. Material often shipped with absorbent paper and lime. Some facilities use incineration of much of this waste. Off-gas control and economics drive the solution Exceptions for biological waste 33 Trash Differs from that at nuclear power plants. Most is compactable and/ Lectures DOE LLW Divided into two categories Waste from environmental restoration (ER) Waste from non-environmental restoration activities (non-ER) Latter category represents stored waste only 56 DOE LLW 57 Modified from J. /


Advanced Placement Environmental Science

Freshwater%20and%20ocean%20Pollution.ppt Ocean Pollution: Non-Point Source Non-point-source pollution comes from material washed down storm drains as “poison runoff” Includes fertilizers, pesticides, road oil, and trash Any type of pollution entering the surface / not biodegrade or not in human time… Floats Has high strength Is ingested by and entangles ocean animals However, plastic floats, and is not biodegradable, and strangles ocean organisms and birds that have been caught in plastic netting and packing/


Storm Water Pollution Awareness and Prevention Training

non-storm water materials allowed to enter the storm sewer systems from overland flows or direct dumping of materials into a catch basin. Examples of Illicit Discharge: Sand and Dirt from construction sites washing into drains, Dumping Toxic Chemicals into drain, Chemical and Fuel Spills, overuse of Fertilizers and Pesticides, and Trash/ and do not allow the wash water to discharge outside Use biodegradable cleaning solvents whenever practical. Preventive Maintenance Routine sediment/debris removal and /


Chapter 21.1 Environmental Problems. How to do a Pre-read 1.Properly head paper; include title with location and description; Number page 2.List Vocabulary.

renewable and nonrenewable resources: Renewable resources are those that can be used over and over again. There is an unlimited supply Non-/Biodegradable refers to products that can break down in the environment. Plastics are not biodegradable and often pollute oceans; animals get caught in plastic rings and/and certain household cleaning products; may look “dirty,” but is a safe and even beneficial source of irrigation water in a yard. RECYCLE a form of reuse Recycling requires breaking down trash and/


Water Pollution Chapters 13 and 20 Living in the Environment, 11 th Edition, Miller Advanced Placement Environmental Science La Canada High School Dr.

.sfsu.edu/ehines/geog600/ Freshwater%20and%20ocean%20Pollution.ppt Ocean Pollution: Non-Point Source Non-point-source pollution comes from material washed down storm drains as “poison runoff” Includes fertilizers, pesticides, road oil, and trash bss.sfsu.edu/ehines/geog600/ Freshwater%20and%20ocean%20Pollution.ppt Plastic in the Ocean Environment Plastic: –Either does not biodegrade or not in human time… –Floats –Has high strength –Is/


Water Pollution Chapters 13 and 20 Living in the Environment, 11 th Edition, Miller Advanced Placement Environmental Science La Canada High School Dr.

.sfsu.edu/ehines/geog600/ Freshwater%20and%20ocean%20Pollution.ppt Ocean Pollution: Non-Point Source Non-point-source pollution comes from material washed down storm drains as “poison runoff” Includes fertilizers, pesticides, road oil, and trash bss.sfsu.edu/ehines/geog600/ Freshwater%20and%20ocean%20Pollution.ppt Plastic in the Ocean Environment Plastic: –Either does not biodegrade or not in human time… –Floats –Has high strength –Is/


Training for Cub Scouts

the past: Look, but do not touch cultural or historic structures and artifacts. • Leave rocks, plants and other natural objects as you find them.  • Avoid introducing or transporting non-native species. • Do not build structures, furniture, or dig trenches/Inspect your campsite and rest areas for trash or spilled foods. Pack out all trash, leftover food, and litter. • To wash yourself or your dishes, carry water 200 feet away from streams or lakes and use small amounts of biodegradable soap. Scatter strained/


 The purpose of this presentation is to elaborate and increase readers awareness on the potential solid waste (hazardous, non hazardous and mixed waste)

are harmful or fatal when ingested or absorb.  Non Hazardous waste: refuse, garbage, sludge, municipal trash.  Hazardous waste: solvents acid, heavy metals, pesticides, and chemical sludges  Radioactive: high and low-level radioactive waste  Mixed waste: Radioactive organic/ adsorption, storage and biodegrading  Plant uptake  Ventilation  Runoff  Leaching  Insects, birds, rats, flies and animals  Direct dumping of untreated waste in seas, rivers and lakes results in the plants and animals that feed/


Solid and Hazardous Waste. Any solid unwanted material U.S. produces 11,000,000,000 tons per yr.

Disease! Rodent problems Groundwater pollution Organisms eat trash  sick Sanitary Landfills 1) 1)Dig a/  methane. Pipes suck out methane and is burned to create electricity. Disposal by Incineration AKA “Waste-to-Energy” Trash is burned  heat is used to/and hazardous wastes. “Cradle to grave” tracking on hazardous materials. Integrated Waste Management Variety of methods to minimize waste (3 R’s= Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Reducing Waste Reduce consumption Reduce packaging Trash taxes Photo/biodegradable/


Waste Generation and Waste Disposal Chapter 16. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less.

waste = non-liquid waste that comes from homes, institutions, and small businesses  Industrial solid waste = waste from production of consumer goods, mining, agriculture, and petroleum extraction and refining  / are making plastics biodegradable. There are new technologies that are making plastics biodegradable. RECYCLING  Reuse and recycling are hindered by prices/ to reduce its volume and mass and sometimes to generate electricity and heat. Incineration Reduces trash volume Can compete with recycling/


Crafting Content Language Objectives

trash. ____________ is less than ______________ of our trash. Than vs. Then Count/Non-count (bottles/paper) How could you reduce the amount of trash created at school? There are many ways to reduce the amount of trash at school. If students and/ water in plastic bottles. Linguistic Expectations Vocabulary Usage Waste/trash/garbage reduce/reduction recycle/recyclable percent/percentage Predict/prediction Category(ies)/categorize biodegradable Class Profiles and Can Do Descriptors Mi Rae -Grade 5 Mi Rae /


National Recycling Coalition, Inc. The Green Tourism Symposium - Rhode Island Green Meetings Presented by: Rebecca Mebane Director of Conferences and Meetings.

and saving natural resources and energy not landfill space. National Recycling Coalition, Inc. Food & Beverage Functions It takes 95% less energy to recycle aluminum then it does to make from raw materials Recycled steel saves 60% Recycled Plastic 70% Glass & newspaper 40% National Recycling Coalition, Inc. Food & Beverage Functions If non-disposable service ware is unavailable: -use biodegradable/ what can be recycled and where -Make sure to have trash cans near recycling containers National Recycling Coalition,/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

non-liguid waste that comes from homes, institutions, and small businesses. Industrial Solid waste – includes waste from production of consumer goods, mining, agriculture, and petroleum extraction and/biodegradation by aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. How Landfills Work “Continued” Landfills are required to be located away from wetlands and earth-quake-prone faults and 6 feet above the water table. Bottoms and sides must be lined with heavy plastic and/passed through dry lime. Trash to Steam Plant Particulate /


© 2008 IGH Solutions - PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION OWNED BY IGH SOLUTIONS - NO USE OR DISCLOSURE PERMITTED EXCEPT WITH ADVANCE PERMISSION.

-biodegradable Plastics Association www.biodeg.org/ladfill.htm “Oxo-biodegradable plastics fragment and partially biodegrade in the upper layers of the landfill” © 2008 IGH Solutions - PROPRIETARY AND /subject – and we have experts available to help you sort through the issue for your card program Beware the hype – remember “degradable” trash bags in/and quality control procedures become even more important as you move your card program to non-standard materials Go Green © 2008 IGH Solutions - PROPRIETARY AND/


Living Green… A Matter of Choice Products and Practices for Living Green...

the product to decompose, as most substances will eventually biodegrade over time given the right conditions, such as sunlight. Judging products? Look at the label Non-toxic: There is no official definition or third-party verification/them.  Swap “white elephant” items with friends and neighbors.  Take clothing and household items to consignment shops for resale. Simple Actions for Living Green Reduce clutter and trash by stopping junk mail and excessive catalogs.  Each person receives almost 560 pieces/


General Information Air Pollution, Climate Change and Ozone Depletion.

Trash fish (carp, gar, leeches) POLLUTION OF FRESHWATER STREAMS Most developed countries have sharply reduced point-source pollution but toxic chemicals and /and biodegradable, oxygen demanding organic wastes. Secondary sewage treatment: a biological process in which aerobic bacteria remove as much as 90% of dissolved and biodegradable, oxygen demanding organic wastes. Water Treatment Primary Removes suspended and floating particles, such as sand and silt, by mechanical processes such as screening and/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

non-liguid waste that comes from homes, institutions, and small businesses. Industrial Solid waste – includes waste from production of consumer goods, mining, agriculture, and petroleum extraction and/biodegradation by aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. How Landfills Work “Continued” Landfills are required to be located away from wetlands and earth-quake-prone faults and 6 feet above the water table. Bottoms and sides must be lined with heavy plastic and/passed through dry lime. Trash to Steam Plant Particulate /


Cooking and Heating Stansport® Portable Outdoor Butane Heater Mr. Heater® Portable Buddy™ Indoor Safe Propane Heater Portable Heaters & Cookers Camping.

of alcohol gel fires, and more heat than wicks. Safer, easier to use, cost effective. This fuel is clean burning. Free from toxic fumes and 100% biodegradable. Each can features a/securely tie the bag, and dispose of it in a large trash can with a tight fitting lid. This large trash can should also be lined with a sturdy trash bag. Eventually, the /of burning materials. Sand, salt, baking soda or water can be used on most non-oil materials. A tarpaulin or heavy blanket can be used for smothering flames. Post /


Leave No Trace for the Boy Scouts of America A National Education Program Designed to Teach Stewardship, Land Ethics, and Outdoor Skills on Public Lands.

burn trash or food. Strain dishwater through a screen to remove food particles. Pack these out, along with leftover food. Solution: 3. Dispose of Waste Properly Pollution of water from washing or improperly disposed human waste. Problem: 3. Dispose of Waste Properly Carry water for washing dishes or your body 200 feet away from streams or lakes and use small amounts of biodegradable/


TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF GABROVO Department of Chemistry and Ecology.

Chemistry and Ecology The prototype of the waste separation system… “Waste, rubbish, trash, garbage/Glass Paper Green waste Food waste Paper Biodegradable plastics Human waste Manure Sewage Slaughterhouse waste Recycling is a key concept of modern waste management and the third component of the waste /biodegradation: For mature compost NMI < 3.5%! Respiration index (RI): Based on the consumption of O 2: the higher the RI, the lower the compost stability; Humification index (HI): HI = NH/ (HA+FA) NH- non/


Solid Domestic Waste IB Syllabus 5.5.1, 5.5.2 AP Syllabus Ch 21 Personal Waste Audit Trashed video.

Clay Garbage Sand Synthetic liner Sand Clay Subsoil When landfill is full, layers of soil and clay seal in trash Methane storage and compressor building Electricity generator building Leachate treatment system Methane gas recovery Pipe collect explosive methane / from non recyclable parts Some products that could be made from recycled materials aren’t http://kleercut.net/en/node/324 = Kleenex clearcuthttp://kleercut.net/en/node/324 Composting Allowing for the complete breakdown of biodegradable materials /


Waste Assessment Training for Businesses Austin Resource Recovery, City of Austin Scott Pasternak, SAIC Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure Seth Cunningham,

line – Right-size landfill trash and collection services for actual material flows – Estimate costs and expected benefits of waste reduction initiatives – Recruit and retain motivated employees – Identify materials to source separate and sell (i.e. office / cardboard and chipboard – Newspaper – Other Paper: office paper, school paper, junk mail, magazines – Plastics #1 - #7 bottles and containers – Aluminum, steel, and tin cans – Glass containers – Organics: food Scraps, food-soiled paper, biodegradable – /


Williamson County Regional Habitat Conservation Plan Leave No Trace for Twin Springs Preserve (and other Williamson County Preserve Areas) A Site Specific.

.  Snow and glaciers – carry out is the best option. Trash Your Trash   Please take out all trash, yours and others. Even “biodegradable” materials such as orange peels, apple cores and food scraps can take years to break down, and attract scavengers that/ non-native species.  Seeds stuck to boots, hooves, and tents often germinate along trails and at campsites.  Most non-native plants are “disturbance-associated” species that remain in the vicinity of trails and campsites, e.g., dandelions and plantain/


Chapter 16 Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery.

Archer Daniels Midland As oil prices rise, agricultural giant Midland, has created biodegradable plastics made of PHA (polyhydroxylalkanoate) based on corn sugars. The growth / using materials in ways that reduce the amount or toxicity of the trash collected. Accomplishes waste prevention EPA measures it by the amount of consumer/to non returnables such as water and other non-carbonated drinks. With the rising cost of petroleum and the many uses of plastic bottles, recycling them makes both economic and /


Applied Ecology Managing the environment for human survival and the survival of nature.

–Finite or infinite –Renewable or non-renewable –Most are finite and non-renewable: they will run out Pollution: materials nature can’t get rid of –Air, soil, water, noise, light, heat –Toxins, carcinogens, greenhouse gas, acid rain –Trash, plastics, sewage, medications Energy / atmosphere Smog: car exhaust, water, light forms ozone that hurts lungs and eyes. Persistence of chemicals: how long does it last (half life) –Biodegradable: breaks down naturally Plastic is forever: all the plastic ever made still/


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