Research Paper On Waste Segregation
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America's Waste Management Services
This 6 page paper looks at the waste management industry in the US, defining it and then looking at the major companies in the industry; Waste Management Inc., Allied Waste Industries and Republic Services their sales, profits and strategies.
Toxic Waste in America
A 4 page paper. The issue of e-waste is becoming more and more difficult as new electronics are developed and sold and old ones are put in storage or just disposed of in a landfill. This essay reports statistical data for e-waste in the U.S., including recycling rates. It discusses e-waste in Asia. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Rural Areas and Hazardous Waste Spills
A 7 page overview of the many considerations involved in the efficient address of hazardous waste spills. The author reviews some of the problems encountered in a spill and emphasizes that while the EPA serves as the lead agency in such events, specific local procedures should be in place in order to deal with a hazardous waste spill. The key to dealing with hazardous waste spills is to have people working as a team rather than as disassociated entities.
Corporate Compliance and Minimizing Waste
This 20 page paper asserts that waste minimization is the most effective form of compliance for any corporation. The necessity for compliance, based on public health and environmental reasons, are explored. Also included is the history of industrial practices and the environmental movement as well as an explanation of how waste lowers the quality of life. Detailed methods of effecting minimization, along with easy to understand examples and the inclusion of the 'waste management hierarchy', is a focal point of the paper. Bibliography lists 15 sources.