Essays Tagged: "Hazardous waste"

The selection of a Landfill Site

cording to landfillstrategy.The EU Draft Landfill Directive recognises three main types of landfill:Hazardous waste landfillMunicipal waste landfillInert waste landfillSimilar categories are used in m ... ecognises variants, such as mono-disposal - where only a single waste type (which may or may not be hazardous) is deposited- and joint-disposal - where municipal and hazardous wastes may be co-deposit ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental ethical dilemna

Disposal Act, (Corley, p. 309), regulates the "storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes," according to Michael T. Dawkins and Cory T. Wilson. Mr. Dawkins and Wilson are th ... ssistant faces are defined as one "knowingly" holding, storing, transporting or even disposing of a hazardous substance. Thus, the RCRA two requirements exist for the originator of wastes:*To determin ...

(9 pages) 590 2 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Waste Management

e harmful side of this topic.BodySubordinate Pointsa) The exposure of poorly maintained landfill or hazardous waste sites can cause deadly side effects such as cancer, birth defects and genetic mutati ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Request for Service Plan for the Ohio Schools

many schools have harmful chemicals that should be eliminated. Some of the chemicals are extremely hazardous and others are a nuisance. In the past, unwanted chemicals were put in the trash or dumped ... , an explosion, and even death.Surveys of Ohio schools in 1990-1991 indicated a need for removal of hazardous materials, especially those chemicals found in science stockrooms. From the 94% of partici ...

(5 pages) 98 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Hazordous Waste incinerator and it effect on communities Point of view from them people in the communtiy

The community had recently been debating the idea of getting a hazardous waste incinerator, yet are unsure of the outcome that it would bring. Robert F. Ehrhart's ... waste to dispose of any other way. It also explained how the incinerator destroys almost all of the hazardous waste. Lastly Ehrhart emphasizes how the incinerator helped the economy in East Liverpool. ... cle can help the community decide whether it wants an incinerator or not.The considerable amount of hazardous waste can be disposed of efficiently in an incinerator. There is over "240 million metric ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Efforts in California

California, like the other 49 states, is continually confronted with hazardous waste management. Disposing of corrosive, poisonous, flammable, combustible, ignitable and ... llection programs to DDT remediation to passing environmental protection laws for Indians. Treating hazardous waste is a daunting task, but it will continue to gain attention from administrators and c ... tial to harm humans and animals, to pollute groundwater and to decrease the overall quality of life.Hazardous waste is not only dangerous, but it requires management that is not always apparent upon f ...

(6 pages) 87 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hazardous waste incinerator and how it affects the people in its community. Positive affects of a waste incinerator.

How would you feel if your town might be a site for a new hazardous waste incinerator? This was the question going through many of the people living in East L ... of the people living in East Liverpool's heads. People weren't sure how to react to this. Having a hazardous waste incinerator could be both good and bad in many ways. Some of the community members f ... would be a good change for their community. Even though there were controversial views on having a hazardous waste incinerator in East Liverpool, an incinerator would benefit the community more then ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Toxic waste

, which can cause death or injury to living creatures. The term is often used interchangeably with "hazardous waste," or discarded material that can pose a long-term risk to health or environment. Tox ... ocess or human activity creates waste of some kind, from common household garbage to industrial and hazardous wastes. It is affecting the Eco System to a great extent and damaging life on the Earth. M ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Alabama commerce law.

the statute discriminated against out of state interests. The standard charge for all generators of hazardous waste is $26.50. This charge is for everyone within and out of the state. If everyone pays ... everyone pays the same fee there is no discrimination.The $72.00 extra fee imposed on out of state hazardous material was discriminatory. Alabama reason for their extra charge is origin. Charging ext ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Environmental Racism on Minorities

Environmental racism refers to the intentional or unintentional location of hazardous waste site and polluting industries in minority communities.The majority of the U.S. popul ... ism gained national attention was in 1982 when a demonstration took place against the building of a hazardous waste landfill in Warren County, NC, which is a predominantly African American.Why do raci ... munities. The numbers of communities of color (Blacks, Hispanics, Asian, etc.) are most affected by hazardous waste sites than to White communities. Medical research also shows that the high rate of i ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

MBA 540 Lester Team Assignment

ganization, they moved into an entirely different industry. Until 1995, CBIZ existed as a solid and hazardous waste company. In 1995, CBIZ undertook a major overhaul of the organization's service offe ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Assessing the Goal of Sports Products, Inc.

aychecks by allowing pollutants to be dumped into an adjacent stream instead of paying the required hazardous waste disposal costs for environmental products. As a result, the state and federal enviro ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


June WhitlockHenry MillerMarketingJuly 5, 2016Hazardous Materials Found in E-WasteMost people in the United States are now aware that disposing of ... land, but the reasons for special treatment of electronic waste go beyond that. Electronics contain hazardous materials that can harm the planet if placed untreated in landfills. Also, many electronic ... in valuable materials that can be reused, thereby conserving natural resources.One material that is hazardous is lead. Televisions and old CRT computer monitors contain varying amounts of lead. Due to ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays