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Environmental impacts Related to the disposal of pure substances and mixtures
Transcript of Environmental impacts Related to the disposal of pure substances and mixtures
Step #2 A)
Choose anyone of the few harmful pure substance and mixtures requiring special disposal
(We chose Paint Thinners)
Environmental Impacts Related to the Disposal of Pure Substances and Mixtures
1) nail polish
2) nail polish remover.
5 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS FOUND IN YOUR HOME.
Where can you dispose of this particular product in your city?
How does your city ( Toronto ) dispose of this particular dangerous good?
Step #2 B)
What are the city guidelines for the disposal of hazardous material?
Step #2 C)
Does Ontario have a central collection site for all the hazardous materials?
Give an environmental impact related to disposal of this particular pure substance or mixture.
The city guidelines for the disposal of hazardous materials are to make sure to follow the exact instructions for safe disposal , so that you can dispose materials when they are hazardous to the environment and your habitat.
Ontario does have a designated area to put hazardous materials AmNor industries were the materials are transferred to a storage center in Malartic.
When you are ready to dispose of the paint thinner container you must take of the lid of the can, rinse out with a hose, stir an absorbent material like saw dust or cat litter in the paint thinner, and leave the can sitting in a well ventilated area. Wait for the paint thinner to completely dry into clumps,then seal the whole can in a plastic bag before putting it in the trash.
First, you must reuse all the excess paint thinner inside the container, or you can reuse your paint thinner by pouring the paint thinner into a glass jar or container for the next time you use paint thinner. After you clear all the paint thinner you will be left with some colored sludge in the bottom of the container ,the sludge must be disposed into Toronto's hazardous disposing area located in the general recycling area in Toronto Ontario. ( AmNor Industries )
Paint Thinners contain harsh and sometimes very dangerous chemicals like methyl ethyl ketone, acetone, toluene, glycol ethers and other dangerous ingredients. Which can cause you to get sick and harm you very badly. It can also lead to very bad headaches and or migraines .The paint thinner if not disposed properly and ends up in an animals habitat can end in the death of the animal if the animal consumes it. ( keep out of reach of children).
Thank you for your attentive listening toward our time consuming presentation!!!!!!!:):)
A) Items that are recycleable and are not recycleable:
7.empty paint cans 8.cardboard cans
, rinse all containers well
, flatten paperboard as much as possible
, keep the lid of metal cans attached
, keep the small lids on the plastic bottles
, use multiple garbage bags if needed
, have a waste free lunch
, have your garbage ready before 7:00 am
, wrap all broken glass in newspaper to seal for safety and place it only in garbage bins
place hazardous materials in the garbage
place your garbage to the curb later than 7:00am
stack garbage and yard waste beside mailboxes, near water or gas meters, or under low hanging tree limbs or utility wires
block the street with your garbage
place old clothing into the garbage instead donate them
C ) Here are some waste reduction and composting tips for your home:
1- take your own shopping bags to the grocery store
2- use a lunch box or reusable bag, instead of a paper or plastic bag
3- Use rags for cleanup instead of paper towels,
4- Buy rechargeable batteries
5- Wrap gifts in newspaper
6- Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones
7- Write lists or notes on the back of scrap paper
8- turn yogurt containers into pots
9- compost kitchen scraps and yard waste
10-Photocopy and print on both sides of the paper.
D ) 10 waste materials recycled
into useful products
1. One plastic water bottle turned into one phone case
2. Glass turned into a candle holder
3. Melted glass turned into new containers
4. Glass bottles turned into countertops, flooring and tiles
5. Paper recycled into pencils
6. Old tires can be made into swings
7. Paper can be turned into decorations
8. Mason / glass jars can be turned into storage jars
9. Olds picture frames can be turned into serving trays
10. Bulletin boards can be turned into a jewllery organizer