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Carbon Offsets Pay for Landfill Gas to Fire Bricks in Oklahoma – Waste Management World

A project in Wewoka, Oklahoma will use landfill gas to fuel a nearby brick factory, reducing approximately 30,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas pollution per year in the process. >>The project is being financed by eBay, Esurance, Designtex, Ceres, Brighter Planet, and College of the Atlantic through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build carbon offsets. The […]

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From Cradle to Grave–Laboratory Waste Management [VHS]

Muckraker reporter Corey Hazard is sure that he will find examples of shoddy hazardous waste management practices in Elise McMillan’s lab. But the only thing he uncovers is how scrupulously Elise and her lab technicians observe hazardous waste management regulations-and reduce disposal costs to boot! Topics What Federal Regulations Govern Handling and Disposal of Hazardous […]

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Waste Management – Prevention, Recycling, Conservation (Managing Our Waste)

What kind of waste is created from natural disasters, oil spills, agriculture and mining? Form Hurricane Katrina and the tsunami in the Indian Ocean, to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and even space junk, humans are managing all types of waste across the globe. Empower your students with important information about agricultural pesticides, radioactive waste […]

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Waste Management – The Global View (Managing Our Waste)

Empower your students with success stories about waste management from across the globe. Learn what we are doing right when we see how other countries and communities manage the waste from natural disasters like hurricanes and tsunamis. Using ready-to-use information and activities for remedial students we have also outlined what initiatives countries are taking to […]

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Waste Management – At the Source (Managing Our Waste)

What is waste and where does it all come from? Learn about pre-consumer waste in raw materials and natural resources, post-consumer waste including: consumable products vs. durable goods, along with exploring the impact of product packaging. Understand about our Landfills and how we deal with solid and toxic waste. Take your students from the background […]

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