Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

10.1 Define correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.5)

10.2 List the main options available for solid waste disposal and describe their advantages and disadvantages. (SAQs 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3)

10.3 Describe the key factors to consider when planning a landfill for a small or medium-sized town. (SAQ 10.4)

10.4 Describe how toxic and other hazardous waste can be disposed of safely. (SAQ 10.5)

10.1  Options for waste disposal