10) Which of the following would be included in the general definition
used by the federal government to define municipal solid waste (MSW)? (Points : 3)
Substances, such as gasoline, that can catch fire easily Household and restaurant garbage Substances such as ammonia and pesticides, which can injure human health Agricultural and mining residue None of the above
methane production. settling. incomplete decomposition. groundwater contamination. high temperatures.
of increased recycling and increases in the size of landfills. the total amount of municipal solid waste produced in the U.S. has decreased by about 50%. increasing amounts of municipal solid waste are burned, reducing the need to bury it. increasing amounts of municipal solid waste are being used to manufacture biogas. None of the above
nobody wants one built near them. the cost of building a new landfill is too expensive. the costs of running a new landfill are too expensive. once a region has a landfill, it cannot be used for anything else. there is no more land to build more.
food wastes. plastics. metals. glass, rubber, and wood. paper products and yard waste.
uses more natural resources but decreases pollution and saves energy. uses more natural resources, increases pollution, but saves energy. conserves natural resources, decreases pollution, but uses more energy. conserves natural resources, decreases pollution, and saves energy. None of the above
Glass E-waste Plastics Paper Metal
narrower highways. increased commuting distances. increased population densities. decreased reliance on automobiles. None of the above
a declining tax base. increasing industrial growth. the need to build new schools. increasing use of public transportation. None of the above