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Municipal and Hazardous Waste Disposal Study Guide

Once the instruction for the unit is completed, students can complete this study guide to aid in their preparation for a written test. The study guide is divided into two sections: vocabulary and short answer questions. The vocabulary is taken directly form the lecture, sequentially. The short answer questions are meant to model the type they may see on the exam. This study guide is sequentually based on the Powerpoint lecture from this unit.

Essential concepts: Sanitary landfills, garbage, waste stream, open dumps, incineration, mass burn, waste derived fuel, hazardous waste, CERCLA, RCRA, superfund, recycling, sewage treatment, primary treatment, secondary treatment, tertiary treatment.

Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.

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