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Unit 7: Waste Essay
The United States generates more waste per capita than any other country. Describe the types of waste
that are created by individuals, businesses, energy production, and how those wastes can be recycled. If
they cannot be recycled, where are they stored? Use 20 of the 25 words below in your essay
Bioremediation
Open Dumps
Nuclear Waste
Leachate
Secondary Recycling
Biodegradable
Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Landfill
Love Canal
Cradle-to-Grave System
Phytoremediation
Compost
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
Solid Waste
Great Pacific Gyre
Recycle
Industrial Solid Waste
Sanitary Landfills
Primary (Closed-Loop) Recycling
Plastic Types (1- 7 Be able to
speak generally about them)
Deep-Well Injection
E-waste
Methane
RCRA
CERCLA
NIMBY
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