Land, Water, and Air Resources Chapter 4 4.2 Waste Disposal and Recycling.
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Land, Water, and Air ResourcesChapter 44.2 Waste Disposal and Recycling
The Problem of Waste DisposalThere are three methods of handling solid waste. Burning Burying RecyclingEach method has advantages and disadvantages
- Burning Incineration
Burying Landfills page 123Dumping waste into the ground has been the most common method..Rainwater can soak into the dumps and create. . .. . . . LEACHATE , a polluted liquid produced when rain water passes through buried waste in a landfill.
- Sanitary Landfill
Non-biodegradableMany manufactured (man-made) items are not biodegradableMetalPlasticGlassPaper(can biodegrade but is better to recycle)
What People Can doRecycle materials.To keep them out of the landfills.
- Hazardous Waste