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Transcript of Landfills
Hazardous waste is waste that is harmful towards people or the environment. Recycling What is thrown in garbage could be recycled. we recycle 28% The waste may be liquid, solid, or sludge and contain chemicals, heavy metals, radiation, dangerous pathogens, or other toxins. Recycling one aluminum
can save enough energy
to run a TV for about 3 hrs ~sealing in a tank and dumping in the sea Old Disposal ~mixing things such as boxes into the ground hoping the ground would absorb the radiation ~buried in tanks under the ground Leaks into ground water, Hazardous waste is more
than just the common
things you think of. George Cortesi tells his story about his experience with dumping hazardous waste into construction sites and being covered up.
55 gallon drums were placed underneath the new parking lot. after the parking lot was completed the weight of the cars crushed the drums causing them to leak into the water ways close to the parking lot. To produce one week of newspapers,
500,000 trees must be cut down. If all of the newspapers were recycled, we could save about 250 million trees each year! motor oil never wears out, only gets dirty.
oil can be recycled, refined and used again. Solid Waste Disposal Where can we keep all of those waste away from our city? Only one place! Is all waste are safe? What's kind of waste is dangerous? How can you know which one is the dangerous one? Some of waste have this , Why is it really important to the environment? Welcome to Landfills Ancient Time So, What is Landfills? Is it important? Is it dangerous? Waste Waste-Trash Industrial Revolution they still used to burn trash into soil, to make good soil
they created recycle factory. 101% are recycle... Trash-Garbage Becoming a Mega-City Why Mega-City has something to do with Landfills? Population location Healthy Dangerous Garbage-Dump Trash Modern Era Big amount of garbage this time become part of problem course to global, too. electronic waste car gas New evolution food container oil Under ground water Dump Trash- Landfills Designing Landfills Landfills- Modern City Singapore City, Dragon of Asia Trash Cycle Type of waste Methods of Disposing America vs the World How many types of waste do we have? Hazardous waste Toxic waste What is that? And what is this? 2 types of waste Three ways to say good bye! Fin Thank You! Municipal Waste Landfills incineration recycling 182 gal of pop, 29 gal of juice, 104 gal of milk, 26 gal of bottled water is used each year.