Waste Management Papers

  • E-waste Nightmare: Guiyu, China

    4022 words, 17 pages

    Electronic waste, or E-waste, has become an increasingly large dilemma, especially in this day and age of the twenty-first century.  Many things about electronic waste is discussed here such as the causes and effects of E-Waste in general. More specifically, what is discussed is how humans have a large contributing factor to this problem.  The following also provides examples of any efforts humans are putting in to fix the waste.  More specifically, the paper discusses electronic waste in Guiyu, China and how it affects its residents and their lifestyle. Lastly, preventative measures are offe

    View Document »

    Innocent

    452 words, 2 pages

    We've always found that there's something about modern living that makes it hard to be healthy. That's why we gave up our jobs over five years ago and started making innocent smoothies. The idea was to make it easy for people to do themselves some good. And to make it taste nice too. We wanted people to think of innocent drinks as their one healthy habit; like going to the gym, but without the communal shower afterwards We call them innocent because our drinks are always completely pure, fresh and unadulterated. Anything you ever find in an innocent bottle will always be 100% natural and deli

    View Document »

    Waste Management

    3325 words, 14 pages

    What is the manner in which you dispose waste? For individuals, Hong Kong people have many wasteful habits. Plastic bags, expanded-polystyrene lunchboxes and over-packaged products are commonly used. A recycling programme that provides recycling bins has also been running in schools since 2000 to enhance students' understanding of the importance of conserving resources and separating waste. The increase in the volume of recyclables collected over the years proves the success of the programme in turning students' awareness into action. Overall speaking, Hong Kong has an imminent waste prob

    View Document »

    Recycle

    1073 words, 5 pages

    Americans seems to have fallen under the spell over another fad trend. No longer do people see the lone garage bin by the curb of neighborhood households without seeing the recycling bin within arms reach. All over the United States, when it's time to take out the garbage, millions of people take out carefully sorted bundles of newspapers and cardboard, bags of aluminum and steel cans, and plastic containers--all destined for recycling. It has become a routine of our daily lifestyle, for most, to throw away empty soda bottles or cardboard cereal boxes directly into the recycling bin instead of

    View Document »

    Marriott

    727 words, 3 pages

    Much of the respect that Marriott derives from customers, employees, and competitors goes far beyond its profitability and instead comes from the company’s commitment to running a company conscious of its ability to promote positive change in the world. As a result, environmental awareness has become very important for Marriott, and the company has implemented a multitude of initiatives on grand scale to improve sustainability and to reduce its environmental footprint. The Problem: While Marriott’s environmental push extends into many different areas, one way that the company saw immedia

    View Document »

    Recycling

    2021 words, 9 pages

    Just about everyone knows our environment is in danger. One of the most serious threats is the massive amount of waste we put into the air, water, and ground every year. All across the world are thousands of places that have been, and continue to be, polluted by toxic waste, radioactive waste and just plain garbage. It is imperative that we are aware of all the things that we can do to help our environment by diminishing the amount of trash and garbage that we produce each year. One easy way of doing that is by a method called recycling. Many might not know the importance of recycling and what

    View Document »

    Anymonos

    465 words, 2 pages

    Mechanical pulping There are two major mechanical pulps, thermo mechanical pulp (TMP) and groundwood pulp (GW). In the TMP process, wood is chipped and then fed into large steam-heated refiners where the chips are squeezed and fibreized between two steel discs. In the groundwood process, debarked logs are fed into grinders where they are pressed against rotating stones and fibreized. Mechanical pulping does not remove the lignin, so the yield is very high, >95%, but also causes paper made from this pulp to yellow and become brittle over time. Mechanical pulps have rather short fibre lengths a

    View Document »

    Vershire Company

    1231 words, 5 pages

    Vershire Company Vershire Company & Aluminum Industry Industry of Aluminum: Aluminum. Less spillage or breakage, ease of storage at home or when people travel, maintenance of soft drink carbonation, ease of lithograph and ease of recycling, aluminum production is one of the modern era’s great economic stories. The world’s primary aluminium industry produces over 23 millions ton of aluminium metal per year. The most important markets for aluminium products are the transport, building and packaging sectors, however aluminium also finds application in electrical and mechanical engineering, off

    View Document »

Research help is just moments away!