Flashcards in Solid Waste and Recycling Deck (16)
1887 Bullitt Bill
Transferred the responsibility for the supervision of street cleaning and waste disposal to the newly formed Dept. of Public Works
1949 Philadelphia Home Rule Charter
Addressed the question of public and private-sector sanitation services
There seven types of solid waste
Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Municipal, Pesticide, Residential
What is the ID# for Municipal Waste
What is the ID# for Bulky or Contractor Debris
13 or 13c
What are the three methods utilized by landfills for disposal of solid waste?
Area Method, Trench Method, Progressive Slope Method
What is bypass waste?
Waste that cannot be recycled, reused, or burned but must be buried in a landfill
What is garbage
Spoiled food that is thrown away
What is an incinerator?
Any machine used for burning garbage where temperature, time and air can be controlled
What is recyclable?
An item that can be reused or converted into other products
What is residue
Any material that remains after completion of burning
What is the Waste Stream
A general term used to describe all the garbage generated in a certain area, location or facility
How does the Division of Solid Waste Management Identify solid waste?
By its ID number
When was the Recycling Enhancement Act enacted?
2007 not 2008 False
What is the Recycling Enhancement Act?
Restored the statewide recycling fund through a $3 per ton tax on garbage disposed of at a registered solid waste facility in NJ