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Solid Waste Fact Sheet

solid-waste

What defines solid waste?

Any recyclable and non-recyclable item that is discarded into the solid waste stream

What are some negative aspects of solid waste storage?

  • Available landfill space is rapidly depleted
  • Greenhouse Gases contribute to Global Warming (Methane & Carbon Dioxide emissions)

What is the overall goal here?

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!