Solid Waste Fact Sheet
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!
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