Are Landfills Bad for The Environment? (And Alternatives to Landfills)

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What are Landfills? Landfills are sites that collect any unrecycled waste. They are basically dumping sites for waste that have not been reused or recycled. Landfills contain both household and commercial waste, both organic and inert. Despite being regulated, designed, operated and monitored for compliance, landfills pose threats to human life, property and the environment. … Read more

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15 Sustainable and Green Building Construction Materials

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15 Sustainable and Green Building Construction Materials We are traditionally used to using earth bricks, concrete, and wood in construction. They have been, and continue to be used in everyday construction, meaning the continued destruction of trees for timber, and the mining of resources to produce cement for binding sand, gravel, and bricks. For a … Read more

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Pharmaceutical Waste: Types, Sources and Examples

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What is Pharmaceutical Waste? The healthcare industry, like any other industry, generates its fair amount of waste. They include half-used bottles, IV equipment, used syringes, and other matter which is considered waste. They contribute to pharmaceutical waste and require special treatment, lest it becomes challenging to manage. Here are some more details on pharmaceutical waste. … Read more

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Debunking 12 Myths About Fracking (and Responses)

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Debunking 12 Myths About Fracking There have been numerous arguments about the effects of hydraulic fracturing. Many argue that fracking is harmful to the environment, public health, and conservation of freshwater, so much so that docudramas have been made about it. Despite scientific answers to each myth, activist groups continue to remain skeptical and lobby … Read more

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