Wasteful World Revision

I created this small revivion guide in Year 10 for the topic of Wasteful World. I was so grateful when I found it this year (year11) so I thought I'd share it with you. I didn't include case studies because I think most schools are different. Hope it helps!

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Wasteful
World


HIC

and
LIC
Waste
Production


HICs
produce
far
more
waste
than
LICs.
This
is
because
of
the
consumer
society.
HICs
have

the
ability
to
buy
more
products
and
therefore
produce
waste.
20%
of
the
worlds
people

who
live
in
HICs
account
for
86%
of
consumption
of
world
products.…

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seed
rape.
After
being
treated
it
is
renewable
being
used
can
cause
food

can
be
used
to
fuel
diesel
shortage
problems.

engines.

Wood
This
is
obtained
from
felling
-
Cheap
and
readily
-
When
burnt
it
gives
off

trees.
The
trees
are
burnt
to
available
greenhouse
gases

provide
energy.
-…

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treated
sewage
out
to
sea




Disposal
method
Advantages
Disadvantages

Landfill
-
Former
quarries
can
be
filled
in
and
-
Precious
land
is
used
to
dump
waste

the
land
reused
-
The
waste
can
rot
and
cause
problems
later
on

-
Cheap

Incineration
-
The
heat
that
is
produced
in
the…

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How
to
Save
Energy
in
the
Home


Hot
water
tank
insulation
jackets
save
heat
energy.


Loft
insulation
prevent
heat
loss
from
the
roof.


Draught
proofing
windows
and
doors
prevents
losing
heat.


Cavity
wall
insulation
prevents
losing
heat
energy
through
gaps
in
the
wall.




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