Solid Waste

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collected by a bin man
Municipal Waste
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industrial waste
flytipping
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magazines
trivia
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knowing they won't last very long
built-in obsolescence
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single-use products
disposable
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vent to prevent concrete cracking
methane vent
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easiest, simplest solution to waste
landfill
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created when rainwater seeps into the waste
toxic leachate
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to reduce dust and odours
water sprays
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to reduce pest problem
regular covering
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to prevent leach leakage
plastic liners
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to trap blowing litter
perimeter fence
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to encourage recycling and reduce resource usage
landfill tax
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place: aquifer contaminated due to toxic leachates
Malta
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using bacteria to breakdown organic pollutants
bioremediation
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building material that is flame resistant, strong and sound insulating
asbestos
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Chilian spol heaps
land raising
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3D shape of land
topography
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to reduce runoff rates
terracing
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prevents rain washing away spoil hear and causing landslide
drainage
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seed released to enhance plant growth
mulch
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burning waste
incineration
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can be incinerated
flammable
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third most widely produced plastic
PVC
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can be produced when burning PVC's
dioxins
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used in gold/silver extraction
cyanide
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safest way to dispose cyanide waste
incinerate
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at very low oxygen levels tyres thermally decompose to various products
type pyrolysis
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sealing waste in a solid material to prevent escape
encapsulation
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encapsulating high level radioactive waste in solid glass
verification
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a useful product recovered form fuel rods
plutonium
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glass enclosed in stainless steel containers called...
cask
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the three r's
reducereuserecycle
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recycling pre-consumer waste
production loop
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decomposed plant and animal materials
compost
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used in the manufacturing of aircraft and drink cans
aluminum
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aluminum ore
bauxite
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a tax on warring sand, gravel and crushed rock
aggregates tax
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Card 2

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industrial waste

Back

flytipping

Card 3

Front

magazines

Back

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Card 4

Front

knowing they won't last very long

Back

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Card 5

Front

single-use products

Back

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