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Part 1 Organized:
The Global Waste Context
-80 percent of the world's people and 40 % of the world's livestock live in developing countries
-50% + live
of people live in cities
-1/3 of world urban population lives below poverty: $2/day
Types of wastes
-Waste: Anything discarded (non air and non liquid)
-By-products: material that can be re-utilized from the source
- never enters waste cycle
-Governements tend to define waste as anything that is discarded (ie put out for collection).
-Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): institutional commercial,
, small - scale industrial wates - only about 20% of the total waste
Other wastes that
require management - medical
, construction/demolition debris, ashes...
-Developed countries (HIGH INCOME): 1.0Bb, 1.4 mm tonnes/day, 1.4kg/capita/day
-Developing countries (MIDDLE INCOME): 3.0BB, 2.4mm tonnes/day, 0.8kg capita/day
-Developing countries (LOW INCOME): 2.4 BB, 1.4mm tonnes/day, 0.6kg capita/day
-Developed countries (HIGH INCOME): collection 100%, sanitary landfill 50%, recycling 50%
-Developing countries (MIDDLE INCOME): collection 60%, sanitary landfill 30%, recycling 20%
-Developing countries (LOW INCOME): collection 40%, sanitary landfill 5%, recycling 30%
*low income countries recycle because they have to
-40 years ago there was virtually no safe disposal. Streams and oceans were clogged. Now all disposal is considered safe.
Meeting the Challenge (The Opportunity):
Hoping to inspire us to have a balanced life:
quiet our thoughts
, not be analytical, be in the moment.
define our dreams
; regulations set minimum standards [one might add, they
frame what counts as a problem
, and what counts as something we feel we simply have to put up with]
2010 -> America and the west indies, papers relating to the english colonies in
2010 -> Lonsdale Christian Learning Center January 2015
2010 -> Newsletter title: The Riot! Subtitle Issue 14, October 2007 Subtitle
2010 -> First light or last things?
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