Essays Tagged: "Municipal solid waste"

The selection of a Landfill Site

egy.The EU Draft Landfill Directive recognises three main types of landfill:Hazardous waste landfillMunicipal waste landfillInert waste landfillSimilar categories are used in many other parts of the w ... ly a single waste type (which may or may not be hazardous) is deposited- and joint-disposal - where municipal and hazardous wastes may be co-deposited in order to gain benefit from municipalwaste deco ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Australia NSW - Household Waste Management

of in land, water, or air are potentially harmful to humans and/or the environment. Wastes include solid waste (litter, household garbage, industrial & commercial wastes), liquid wastes (sewage, ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This Essay studies the informal waste management system in india in the context of spontaneous order and a libertarian tradition.

!From Rags to Riches- The Kabari TradeSolid waste management is supposed to be under the purview of municipal authorities namely the NDMC (New Delhi Municipal Council) and the MCD (Municipal Corporati ... ial and hospital waste.HOW MUCH WASTE IN THE CAPITAL?!On an average, Delhi generates 4000 tonnes of municipal solid waste per day, which consists of about 32% compost-able matter. Of this 32%: ImageTh ...

(11 pages) 70 0 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


d material recovery and resource conservation, not a waste disposal method.The power generation and municipal solid waste management industries share an interest in the use of Process Engineered Fuel ... al consensus of the industry is that PEF is a higher quality fuel than RDF.RDF systems process MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) to remove recyclables as well as metals, glass, grit and other non-combustibl ...

(22 pages) 74 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Introducing Better Waste Management into Africa

ts that produce the things that we need in our everyday life. However, the reaming waste comes from municipal solid waste. Most of the time you hear someone call municipal sold waste "garbage" which c ... bage" which comes from our homes and business in and around our neighborhoods. Improper disposal of municipal waste can create unsanitary conditions, and these conditions in turn can lead to pollution ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What should be done with our solid waste?

r intend to get rid of or have already discarded.There are different types of waste, one of them is municipal waste which includes domestic waste, this is waste from householders which cannot be recyc ...

(4 pages) 95 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

produces. Leachate and landfill gases 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; 23 ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


, like plastics.There are a number of ways to solve the dilemma of collection and transportation of municipal solid waste. An underground system of conveyor belts to the dump is a possibility. It woul ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biomass Energy; Biofuels

ranteed power purchase rates). By 1990, Electricity generating capacity from biomass (not including municipal solid waste) reached 6 gigawatts. Of 190 biomass-fired electricity generating facilities, ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


nventory [slide 25-28] • TRI data [slides 29-31] • Industrial Waste [slides 32-33] • Municipal Solid Waste [slide 34-35] • Additional Resources [slide 36-37]4 Air pollutant impac ... te is process waste associated with manufacturing. - This waste usually is not classified as either municipal waste or hazardous waste by federal or state laws. - Regulatory programs for managing indu ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences


t approach for the adoption of a practice. Does this apply to the environment?Why has the amount of municipal solid waste in the US grown steadily?There are a variety of reasons for the MSW growth in ... digestion. So we need to find ways to recycle and reuse and repurpose.What are some alternatives to municipal solid-waste disposal in landfills?As I mentioned in the last question, we need to recycle, ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science