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    could gain some knowledge on biodegradable, compostable, and decomposable objects. I believe that learning more about biodegradable, compostable, and decomposable objects may help to explain the law of conservation of mass. There are many types of decomposition. There is anaerobic…

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    the earth in the form of toxic wastes, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and noise. He states that the earth is an ecosystem and demonstrates how human beings, industries, and other facilities pollute the earth which is a closed ecosystem. He further states that most of pollution comes from human beings but not big factories and power plants that everyone thinks. This takes place in the form of small vehicle engines, the noise that people make and lawn mower. All these are referred to as…

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    new energy in a city powered by “tagged and logged” trash. In 2016, Basuratagalog produced 9,000 tons of trash daily. Considerable waste composed of plastic formed mountains of trash, polluted Manila Bay and the Pasig River Delta. Gangs of trash pickers, afflicted by heavy metal poisoning, lived in shanty towns. Gas-guzzling garbage trucks, supposedly traversing barangays daily, skipped routes, leaving litter-covered roads behind. Garbage landslides and fires caused by seasonal rain and trash…

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    smartphones we seem to replace or upgrade frequently, we waste a lot, which to some can seem deteriorating but in truth we can afford too. In Junkyard Planet By Adam Minter he breakdown how the junk we waste daily is a result of income in the U.S and how other countries like China utilize the waste we produce. Here we will go into further analysis on how the junk that we waste daily as americans, can be profitable and how other countries can benefit from this. Junk is something that will…

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    Life Cycle Assessment

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    development, the management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is monumental for sustainable development, because all human activities generate waste. This has significant impact on the environment (hazardous gas emissions), economy (disposal cost) and health (DEFRA, 2011). About 3 billion tonnes of MSW are generated in Europe annually (EC, 2010). Fig 1.1 shows the municipal waste generation by EU countries expressed in kilogram per capital for year 2003 and 2013. While Fig 1.2, shows the amount of…

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    Polyethylene Terephthalate

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    The government prefers Landfills because it is a cheap and effective way to "get rid" of our wastes, like plastic. But in fact we are not disposing the waste at all we are just hiding it. Recycling was not very popular and enforced like some countries (Germany) do because of its low disposal costs. But the recycling process for plastics is very long because they need to be cut up into tiny pieces and washed multiple times in order to be recycled and be used again. The reason why plastic needs to…

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    Adam. "How to Recycle Energy Efficient Light Bulbs." EHow. Demand Media, 11 Nov. 2009. Web. 05 June 2013. "How to Recycle." WikiHow. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 June 2013. Kennedy, J. Michael. "Seattle's Recycling Success Is Being Measured In Scraps." The New York Times. The New York Times, 10 Oct. 2007. Web. 05 June 2013. "The Past, Present and Future of Recycling." NRDC:. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 June 2013. Pullen, Kate. "What Impact Does Recycling Have on the Environment?" LoveToKnow. N.p., n.d. Web. 05…

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    From the point of view of a developmental biology, waste is at the beginning of our culture. Waste can range from a number of different things like solid waste disposal and natural disposal. What I mean by solid waste disposal is garbage like plastic bags, bottles, mining residues, sewage, industrial waste, and demolition waste. Solid waste is insoluble material. Natural disposal is organic waste like plants, and animals which are biodegradable. Joseph Wood Krutch has an insightful view about…

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    Waste Of Food In America

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    People waste food for so many reasons. Over the years the waste of food goes up and up. Europe and North America have the most wasted food percentage in the world so far. People should really be more careful about the portions of food they take. Waste of food around the world has been a big deal, especially because people think that food is unlimited so they just toss it.¨In 2012 Americans threw out 35 million tons of food, said the Environmental Protection Agency. Almost 20 percent more food…

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    The Food Waste Problem

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    Food waste is becoming a huge problem in developed countries. The U.S. National Resource Defense Council found that 150 billion dollars’ worth of food is wasted as it ends up rotting in American landfills, and produces methane which is a powerful chemical compound that is 20 times more damaging than green house gas. Canada is also one of the leading food waste countries as the Value Chain Management International estimates that Canadians waste more than 31 billion dollars of edible food each…

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