4.5 Waste Disposal*

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4.5 Waste Disposal*

Environmental Science Unit 4 - Land Use & Human Impact 4. 5 - I CAN describe how modern waste disposal contribute to environmental problems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the cheapest way to dispose of waste?
    • A. 

      Landfills

    • B. 

      Recycling

    • C. 

      Incineration

  • 2. 
    Incinerators get rid of waste by:
    • A. 

      Burning trash

    • B. 

      Compressing used goods to make raw materials

    • C. 

      Burying trash under layers of soil

  • 3. 
    Which type of waste disposal is pictured here?
    • A. 

      Incineration

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Recycling

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an environmental problem caused by landfills?
    • A. 

      Methane released into the atmosphere

    • B. 

      Large amounts of carbon dioxide released

    • C. 

      Contamination of soil and water supply

  • 5. 
    ________ is a problem caused by incinerators.
    • A. 

      Methane released into the air

    • B. 

      Pollution of soil and water

    • C. 

      Air pollution