Essays Tagged: "Landfill"

Abortion:Birth Control or Legal Murder?

eces of rotten meat. While these victims laywaiting in the infested dumpsters to be hauled off to a landfill, themurderers are in their offices waiting for their next patient--theaccomplice to the mur ...

(10 pages) 400 4 4.9 Dec/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Landfills - a growing menace

I thought this was an OK essay, it could be worked on though Thesis needs to be strengthenedLandfills- A Growing MenaceWhen asked to think of the largest man made structure, people will invari ... Pyramids, or the TajMajal. In contrast to these striking achievements of mankind is the Durham Road Landfilloutside San Francisco, which occupies over seventy million cubic feet. It is a sadmonument t ...

(6 pages) 116 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Can We Say "NO" To Recycling

it is quite costly. Although recycling of wastes material solves the problem of garbage disposal at landfills, and saves resources, it does nevertheless entail large hidden costs in collecting, sortin ... s to consume less.Recycling has proven its efficiency in solving the problem of garbage disposal at landfills1. By the accumulation of garbage throughout the years, space available for garbage has lar ...

(10 pages) 409 1 4.8 Apr/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The selection of a Landfill Site

Very Technical Too TechnicalThe Choosing of a Landfill SiteThere is currently much debate on the desirability of landfilling particular wastes, th ... nimisation or pre-treatment, the extent of waste pre-treatment required, and of the most appropriatelandfilling strategies for the final residues. This debate is likely to stimulate significant develo ... g strategies for the final residues. This debate is likely to stimulate significant developments in landfillingmethods during the next decade. Current and proposed landfill techniques are described in ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Garbage and the effect of it.

ing organized. These groups are all very committed to recycling used products, responsibly managing landfills and campaigning against litter. Even the children are getting involved, to help clean thei ... to where the odours from the rotting items were sometimes overpowering. In 1930, the first sanitary landfills were built and established in the United Sates where decades later some communities were r ...

(21 pages) 335 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Waste Management

defending the 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 ge ... birth defects and genetic mutation.b) Toronto is the 6th city, with the most garbage per person.c) Landfills produce 60% methane and 40% carbon dioxide which makes it very flammable (knowing that met ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Recylce! Americans are very "polluted" people!

know a cotton rug alone can take up to 450 years to dissolve? You are likely to be gone before the landfill will even begin to dent! Not to mention the toxic pollution it will be efficiently creating ... ch into the ground include. Those "breaths of fresh air" don't sound very refreshing eh'?Beyond the landfills, our forestry is in great toil as well. Over half of the Earth's forests are gone and up t ...

(2 pages) 62 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

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

ncinerator there won't be big piles of garbage everywhere. People won't need to make nearly as many landfills, and it will save a lot of land space. Whether or not people use or don't use an incinerat ... e of the community members think this is a very big deal. But if they looked around them all of the landfills are giving off just the same percentage of pollution maybe even more.Not only in an incine ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Garbage with no place to go

eryday household waste.Annually Canadians toss 30 tones of waste to the curb. This waste ends up in landfills, dumps and municipal incinerators for disposal, contributing to other environmental proble ... e strictly controlled, as well ashes are produced which need to be carefully disposed of.The use of landfill sites which are not properly constructed can allow leaching to occur which can contaminate ...

(1 pages) 93 1 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Ungrateful Second Monday of October

complained to my parents about the unsatisfactory quality of my bike, by saying that the thing was landfill property and it was necessary for me to have an even better one. Later on during that day, ... ssential necessities of life were no longer being wasted by me. In addition, I told my parents that landfills would never have a single bike like mine. The various possessions that were considered to ...

(2 pages) 30 1 2.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Percentage of agrage material used in a europian car

ing the plastic material it can not be separated in to its different resins there for end up in the landfill plastic has to be separated in to different types before recycling. 10% or more plastic is ... ptember 2000 and published in October 2000) to reduce the amount of wasted materials that goes into landfill sites From January 2006, the Directive sets targets for the reuse, recovery and recycling o ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Marching Backwards in Americana.

. Greed reverses the progress of our society, and we find ourselves six feet under the surface of a landfill.Don't be left ahead. We're marching backwards here in Americana.

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Plants as Pollution Sponges

me of the pollutants out of the atmosphere and the soil, and therefore making the space that future landfills take up less. Examples of this is the sunflower takes in uranium, ferns take in arsenic, c ... and taint streams.Treating Organic Contaminants - First, trees would surround the perimeter of the landfill since organic pollutants are broken down by plants or by the micro-organisms that thrive ar ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A brief field study of the Vancouver(Canada) Landfill and its effects on the environment

IntroductionThe amount of damage done to the environment by the Vancouver Landfill is a lot lower than it was ten years ago. An emphasis has been put on reducing the harming ... ten years ago. An emphasis has been put on reducing the harming effects on the environment that the landfill produces. Leachate and landfill gases are taken care of properly as approximately 475,000 t ... are taken care of properly as approximately 475,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste are put in the landfill every year. The Vancouver Landfill is 635 hectares; 235 hectares take up the landfill footp ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Maxey Flats

The traditional method of disposing of waste is to dump the waste into landfills. Landfills are huge bathtubs for garbage, where deposited wastes are compacted, spread int ... e, where deposited wastes are compacted, spread into thin layers, and covered with clay. The modern landfills are lined with multiple layers of clay, sand and plastic before garbage is dumped into the ... lined with multiple layers of clay, sand and plastic before garbage is dumped into them (Basics of Landfills). These protective liners are suppose to prevent liquids from percolating into the ground ...

(3 pages) 736 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


't being recycled, the other 58 percent? Most of the LA Districts trash comes to the Eagle Mountain Landfill that is dangerously close to our valley. What impact does this Landfill have on our surroun ... desert fringed lizard and bighorn sheep it would only seem logical to make a huge ordeal about this Landfill being so close to their habitat. In class we talked about the range of tolerance and zones ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Process of decomposition of mixtures into compounds and elements: Grey Water and Crude Oil

Now two components have been formed, clean water and solids (sludge).-The solid waste is sent to a landfill and the water is sent to another reaction tank to have its pH increased to about 6.5- 7.5 s ... waste water once it has gone through the separation process are solids which can now be taken to a landfill and clean, safe grey water which can be recycled or released into the sewer.The end product ...

(4 pages) 12 0 4.7 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain and how to Scientifically Prevent it

t and create a sulfate that is then removed from the tower and either sold as Gypsum or dumped in a landfill.Besides the Wet Scrubber there are other different yet effective FGD's. Some of these inclu ...

(2 pages) 14 1 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Waste and Energy

s of modern consumer lifestyles are causing a huge worldwide waste problem. Having overfilled local landfill capacities, many first world nations are now exporting their refuse to third world countrie ... arine life have become endangered from the hazardous wastes from oil spills and petroleum emissions.Landfills which is one method of waste management, is a viable option of petroleum waste disposal. L ...

(9 pages) 59 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


on around the koraal tabaak area*High fine for people dumping illegally*Stimulate citizens to go to landfill*To sort household garbage and stimulate these also with commercial campaign*Tackle educatio ... dumping at koraal tabaak less attractiveStimulate citizens:Stimulating people to do the dumping at landfill via commercial campaign telling them that is good for environment, we could also reduce cos ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting