Essays Tagged: "Waste"

Can We Say "NO" To Recycling

r.Can We Say 'NO' To RecyclingLately the earth's capacity to tolerate exploitation and absorb solid wastes disposal has diminished, due to excess trashing. People dispose lots of stuff, and simply do ... g 1992). However, unfortunately recycling has proven that it is quite costly. Although recycling of wastes material solves the problem of garbage disposal at landfills, and saves resources, it does ne ...

(10 pages) 409 1 4.8 Apr/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Speach On Nuclear Weapons

ems.Therefore, we are between two sections in which one is the section of'resource availability and waste', and the other 'the continuity of lifesupport systems pertinent to survival.'Thus, the enviro ... ironmentalists believe that nuclear energy should not beused for various reasons. First of all, the waste product, i.e. plutonium,is extremely radioactive, which may cause the people who are working o ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nuclear Waste Management

good goodNuclear Waste managementNuclear energy harnesses the energy released during the splitting or fusing of atomi ... depleted and gives rise to fission products, generally, cesium (137Cs) and strontium (90Sr). These waste materials are very unstable and have to undergo radioactive disintegration before they can be ... isintegration before they can be transformed into stable isotopes. Each radioactive isotope in this waste material decays at its characteristic rate. A half-life can be less than a second or can be th ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.0 Dec/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Garbage and the effect of it.

en people bury it underground, there is a very high risk of contaminating drinking water. Disposing waste legally or illegally harms the environment, especially more with new product that have been pr ... eryday people are littering all over? What does this show to their communities? What happens to the wastes that cannot be safely thrown away? How do these wastes affect the way people live? How do the ...

(21 pages) 335 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Process manufacturing tecnology.

ssolution of Solid A in Liquid A and the subsequent reaction both appear to be endothermic. Gaseous waste products from the reaction can be a problem if not controlled or abated. Liquid A loss may als ... A.Final recovery of the Liquid B is by distillation at 55 deg. C under vacuum.There are some solid wastes from the reaction including the residual Solid A. These wastes are soluble in Liquid B.The re ...

(15 pages) 180 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Nuclear Energy and the Environment

ms. Therefore, we are between two sections in which one is thesection of "resource availability and waste", and the other "the continuity oflife support systems pertinent to survival."Thus, the enviro ... ironmentalists believe that nuclear energy should not be usedfor various reasons. First of all, the waste product, i.e. plutonium, isextremely radioactive, which may cause the people who are working o ...

(8 pages) 306 3 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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 Liverpool's ... ople 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 felt strong ... 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 it would h ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Garbage with no place to go

think much about what we do with it. Today there is becoming less and less room to dispose of this waste and it is starting to have no place to go.Canadians produce more garbage per person that just ... bout any other country in the world. With this much garbage produced it is bound to cause problems. Waste is a substance or material for which the owner or producer has no further use and so it is dis ...

(1 pages) 93 1 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Australia NSW - Household Waste Management

INTRODUCTIONThe issue of Waste Management is relevant to everyone. Wastes are substances that have no further economic use, a ... and if disposed 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 w ... id wastes (sewage, stormwater), and air pollutants (greenhouse gases, carbon monoxide). Much of the waste created by humans cannot be naturally recycled & most of it is not managed in a sustainabl ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Toxic waste

Toxic WasteBubbling, oozing, slimy, stinky go. This is how the condition of the Eco System is today, compl ... y go. This is how the condition of the Eco System is today, completely crammed with filth and toxic waste. Toxic waste is waste material, often in chemical form, which can cause death or injury to liv ... n 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. Toxics can be ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Enviromental Problems in Britain - Anti Litter

aspect created by an area spoilt by litter is reason enough to crave the reduction of the amount of waste dropped unnecessarily, there are other, potentially more serious problems created by litter.Ma ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Poem about stewardship

n our hands.We need to look after it.Protect it.Love it.The world is in our hands.We need to Reduce Waste.Re-use it.Recycle it.The World is in our hands.We need to treasure it.Pride it.Keep it.The Wor ... n our hands.We need to look after it.Protect it.Love it.The world is in our hands.We need to Reduce Waste.Re-use it.Recycle it.The World is in our hands.We need to treasure it.Pride it.Keep it.The Wor ...

(1 pages) 14 2 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Theme Of "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"

ll to mind." The last three lines of the stanza describes that this Irish airman sees his life as a waste. "The years to come seemed waste of breath / A waste of the years behind / In balance with thi ... ste of the years behind / In balance with this life." This shows that the airman sees his past as a waste and his future as a waste compared to the moment in the clouds. He sees dying in this battle a ...

(2 pages) 1866 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Litter

(3 pages) 12 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Untitled

. Although this meets the requirements mentioned above it has a downside. The burning itself causes waste and eventually it will have a bad effect on the environment. Recycling is a good process that ... a bad effect on the environment. Recycling is a good process that reuses materials so they won't be wasted and cause waste. But many products are not recyclable, like plastics.There are a number of wa ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Litter Essay

look dirty and bad.Litter just doesn't appear. It is the result of careless attitudes and improper waste handling. Often people are too lazy to dump their belongings in the trashcans, leaving them th ... arth to stay a healthy place. In order to have clean and healthy environment we need to recycle our waste or use reusable things. For example, instead of throwing plastic and waste paper on the ground ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays