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Waste and pollution

Bob Lee

Waste and pollution

by Bob Lee

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Published by Blackwell Education in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waste products.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBob Lee.
    SeriesBlackwell modular science : key stage 4, Blackwell modular science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD177
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13938012M

    The waste and pollution challenge --The changing face of pollution --A global pollution problem --The throwaway society --Reducing the garbage mountain --Polluting power --Clean energy --Cleaning up industry --Tackling industrial waste --Cleaner consumption --Indoor air pollution --Cleaner transportation --Pollution on the farm --Cleaner water. New York State has an established program to manage solid waste to help protect and preserve the environment. Solid waste means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded materials including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material, resulting from industrial, commercial.

    With detailed illustration and an important message, this is a great picture book for primary classes to spark discussions about ocean pollution. Buy Online What A . Part of a series intended for pupils taking GCSE science syllabuses, this book explores waste and pollution. The text includes questions, activities and a summary at the .

    This book emphasizes hydrology, hydraulics, water management and water quality. It also discusses solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution. Fundamental scientific concepts are introduced as needed - the text does not assume extensive knowledge of chemistry or biology. Water pollution is a major global problem that requires ongoing evaluation and revision of water resource policy at all levels (from international down to individual aquifers and wells). It has been suggested that it is the leading worldwide cause of deaths and diseases, and that it accounts for the deaths of more t people daily. In addition to the acute problems of water pollution.


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