Essays Tagged: "Waste management"

The selection of a Landfill Site

sing of a Landfill SiteThere is currently much debate on the desirability of landfilling particular wastes, the practicability of alternativessuch as waste minimisation or pre-treatment, the extent of ... in this information sheet.Types of landfillLandfill techniques are dependent upon both the type of waste and the landfill management strategy. A commonly usedclassification of landfills, according to ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


f energy renewal and resource reconsumption. Recycling is the reuse of materials to help reduce the waste of natural resources. Recycling has many beneficial aspects associated with it; it helps save ... is severely sub par. The major problem occurring with the entire issue is not that people choose to waste all renewable materials, but more in the respect that people aren't educated enough to know th ...

(9 pages) 285 2 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Waste Management

Introduction:As most of us are aware, waste management in Canada has become a big issue because we use more than we can handle, and it slo ... 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 mutation.b) Toro ... up valuable ecosystems are a threat to organismsf) Canadians are only recycling 20% of our overall waste stream, though 30% of those materials are recyclable.g) 30-60% of urban waste is compostableSu ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Request for Service Plan for the Ohio Schools

d. schools convened to implement The Hazardous Waste Removal Program (HWRP). The essence of this program was to acquire a skillful outside contract ... ). The essence of this program was to acquire a skillful outside contractor to remove the hazardous wastes of each school as well as to educate students and faculty about hazardous wastes via informat ...

(5 pages) 98 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Technology and the Environment

Internet and email. Although computers have succeeded in reducing paper consumption, time, and fuel wasted while traveling they have managed to create some other waste management disasters.E-Waste is ... se that has been coined in the last few years. The term refers to the massive amounts of electronic waste that is being generated by ageing computer equipment being sent to disposal facilities and lan ...

(3 pages) 143 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Recylce! Americans are very "polluted" people!

n make it that far! You have strangely adapted to the idea that the outside your car window is your waste can!). Ok, Ok-- I will admit, I am as trashy as the rest of you! Don't take that the wrong way ... 292,527,540 live in the U.S.--- you do the math! That means that over 26,327,478,600,000 pounds of waste will need disposal. In addition, did you know a cotton rug alone can take up to 450 years to d ...

(2 pages) 62 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

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

Environmental Development In Bangladesh

luting the environment. Table ENV - 3: Distribution of respondents by their place of dumping wasteWaste disposal No %In a hole beside the house 9 36In the nearby ... No specific place 3 12Total 25 100Analysis:Disposal of house holds waste is a very important activity for the betterment of environment. Deposit of wastes out of 100% ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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

What A Waste!From Rags to Riches- The Kabari TradeSolid waste management is supposed to be under the purvie ... . Several unaccounted for groups however, are significant contributors to this process. Urban solid waste is typically a mixture of household, construction, commercial, toxic industrial and hospital w ... 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%: ImageThe unorganised se ...

(11 pages) 70 0 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Introducing Better Waste Management into Africa

Country Entry Risk AssessmentIntroducing Better Waste Management to AfricaAbstractThe rapid rate of uncontrolled and unplanned urbanization in the d ... n in the developing world, especially in Africa, has been the problem of solid-, liquid-, and toxic-waste management. Recent events in major urban centers in Africa have shown that the problem of wast ... governments, and professionals alike. A visit to any African city today will reveal aspects of the waste-management problem such as heaps of uncontrolled garbage; roadsides littered with refuse, stre ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


ltitude of 2,500 m.) covering a surface area of 700 Km2 and with a population of 80,000 inhabitants.Waste management in La Palma is at present a serious obstacle to guaranteeing, both now and in the f ... achieving sustained development in La Palma is to make a drastic correction to the current state of waste management, undoubtedly the main environmental problem the island faces, and recognised as suc ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

What should be done with our solid waste?

People all over the world produce waste.We could say that waste includes all items that people no longer have any use for, which they ... for, which they either 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 ... lders which cannot be recycled, composted, reused or disposed of by other means, the causes of this waste are:* Increased consumption of raw material and energy and the increased manufacture, transpor ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Environmental Ethics Inventory

sions we make concerning land, air, water and how use or abuse those resources.Responsible resource management has come to include concern for land as habitat not just for humankind alone, but for oth ... e reflect upon the problems confronting those who have to make decisions about land, air, and water management and use. This course has furthered my understanding of the different approaches to enviro ...

(5 pages) 138 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Incineration, Is it really wor

products of this combustion. When people think of a garbage incinerator they dont normally think of waste or pollution. Yet incineration of our garbage is both of these things. Incineration as ... is both of these things. Incineration as a waste disposal method is basically the burning of waste. The one primary rule of our universe is that matter cannot be destroyed but rather converted ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternate Catalysts for Organic Reactions and Synthesis

cifically the kinds that can affect the organic systems, or the systems of life. These issue target waste management, safe chemicals and renewable materials production, and other related activities in ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Americas' Prescription Drug Crisis

, contaminated with a harmful foreign virus. A French medical research study revealed that hospital wastewater samples had the capability to mutate genes. A similar Swiss research study showed laborat ... tly use have possibilities of raising the risk of cancer in humans. Even though most pharmaceutical waste is either incinerated or sent to land-fills, it is almost common knowledge that most of the ex ...

(8 pages) 65 1 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


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(21 pages) 103 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies