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Asked in Environmental Issues
When did landfills become an environmental issue?
When people realised that landfills: encourage vermin (rats), emit methane gas (a dangerous greenhouse gas), use up valuable land, contain a lot of valuable items that could be recycled like glass, metals, aluminum and paper. Then people realised that landfills were an important environmental issue. ...
How do landfills affect the biogeochemical cycles in the biosphere?
The landfills cause the ground to make it harder for us to breath because trees are being cut down to make landfills bigger. ...
How can a landfill avoid pollution?
For landfills in the seas, rubbish is being filled into the sea. This will avoid land pollution, where rubbish is being stocked up and polluting the air as well. Landfills on land are concentrated in one place instead of it being all over the city. ...
Asked in Ecosystems, Pollution
Can there be Good and bad things about landfills?
landfills can be good because if we didnt have landfills there would be garbage all over our world.We need landfills to put all the garbage in. Landfills can be bad because it can polute the air. the landfills put nitrogen in the ground and that isn't good. ...
Asked in Pollution, Waste and Recycling, Philippines
How many sanitary landfills exist in the Philippines?
The number of sanitary landfills in the Philippines is about 960. Out of these 960 sanitary landfills, 936 are open and controlled dump sites. There about 960 sanitary landfills in the Philippines. Out of this, it is estimated that over 935 sanitary landfills are controlled and open dump sites. ...
Asked in Maine, Demographics
How many landfills are in Maine?
According to the state's Web site, there are approximately 50 active landfills in the State of Maine. An interactive map revealed that there are about 200 including the inactive landfills. The bulk of these landfills are in the southern part of the state. ...