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Environmental Science Study Set 3

Environmental Science

Quiz 18 :

Solid Waste Management and Disposal

Quiz 18 :

Solid Waste Management and Disposal

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The selection of a modern landfill site is based on
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The most successful way to collect material for recycling is to
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The number of landfills in the United States has decreased from over 7,000 in the year 1989 to less than 2,000 in the year 2014
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B

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Today,in the United States ________ of municipal solid waste is placed in landfills.
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The most common material found in municipal solid waste in the U.S.is
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Which of the following is NOT a significant problem associated with recycling?
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Which of the following materials was rare in municipal solid waste 50 years ago?
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Landfills are a significant source of
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Beverage container deposit-refund programs
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All of these statements about municipal solid waste are correct EXCEPT
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Which of the following statements about municipal solid waste and a country's economic status is correct?
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Many countries have greatly reduced or eliminated landfills
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About 13 percent of U.S.municipal solid waste is incinerated.All of the following are common reasons for using incineration EXCEPT
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Recycling and incineration are interrelated in that
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Which of the following statements regarding the impact of landfills on ground and surface water is correct?
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In a modern landfill,the water that leaches from the site
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Agricultural waste
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Which of the following statements about the quantity of solid waste is correct?
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Which of the statements about mining waste is NOT true?
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Most yard waste is
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