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Hazardous and nonhazardous wastes must be grouped by their physical form, chemical content, degree of hazard to the environment, or source in order to be treated by waste managers. These groupings also allow environmental scientists to learn about the trends in our society's waste and in society itself.
This new edition reflects the great strides that have been made to increase recycling rates worldwide in recent years. It considers the expansion of infrastructure in the UK to support plastic recycling and major achievements that have been made in gaining widespread public support and participation for recycling schemes; specifically the need to manage waste on an individual household level.
The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean.
This video looks at urgent environmental concerns facing planet Earth and what people can do to repair the degradation humans have caused. Air and water pollution, the effects of pollution on health and the environment, deforestation and loss of wetlands, ozone depletion and global warming, and the negative impact of agriculture, construction, and recreation/tourism are discussed.
Sustaining the world’s resources for future generations can start with small changes around the home. In this video, the Go Green Team takes action against waste by coming up with Earth-friendly ways to create a healthier lifestyle and environment.
The planet is not a garbage can, as every Earth-friendly manufacturer knows. This program charts the process of lifecycle assessment for items made of metal, plastic, and wood. The environmental impacts of specific products are followed in detail, including use of natural resources, depletion of raw materials, emissions to the atmosphere and water supply, solid wastes, and ecological consequences.
Made from waste, packaged in waste: that’s the mantra of TerraCycle, an entrepreneurial startup that uses worms to turn premium organic garbage into fertilizer that is then packaged and shipped in repurposed plastic containers and cardboard cartons.