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The sum total of all surroundings of a living organism is called
_________comes from plants or animal sources
A type of environmental degradation which occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful substances is known as?
______is defined as all the activities and actions require to manage waste from inception to its final disposal
Waste management is intended to reduce adverse effects of waste on ______ or _________
Generally, there are two types of waste namely;
_______wastes are those that potentially threaten public health or the environment
Example of organic waste include;
Waste that can be potentially recycled is termed
The following are organic water pollutants except
According to UNEP, the following are key substances that pose a risk to human health except
Which of the following is not a characteristic of Chemical Waste?
Trash or garbage from households, schools, offices, market places, restaurants and other public places are referred to as
Which of the following among the Waste hierarchy is the least favored option?
_______entails using materials repeatedly.
Waste reduction is the preferred approach to waste management because
Reducing unnecessary packaging from manufactured products and produce is an example of_______
The sequence of waste hierarchy is
The process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects is termed_______
Incineration is a type of disposal method in which municipal solid wastes are burned at high temperatures so as to convert them into residue and gaseous products
The following are recyclable materials except
Lowering the amount of waste produced is the most preferred option for Waste management
E-wastes are harmful to humans and environment
In a polluter pays principle, the polluting party does not pay for the impact caused to the environment
Surgical items, blood, body parts are all examples of
The process of elimination that involves reducing the amount of waste produced in a society and helps to eliminate the generation of harmful and persistent wastes is termed_______
Waste is any substance which is discarded after _______use, or it is worthless,_______ and of no use
_________is a process of dealing with and controlling things or people.
In many countries, it is not required by law to involve the appropriate authority to supervise the disposal hazardous wastes
Both liquid and solid wastes can be grouped into; Organic, Re-usable and Recyclable waste
A non-solid form of waste is a liquid waste
Which of the following term best describes a raw material sent to, processed in a waste recycling plant or materials recovery facility which will be used to form a new product
Which of the following is a benefit of Recycling
The process of generating energy in the form of electricity, and or heat from primary treatment of waste is termed
Most of the energy from waste is currently produced in the form of electricity
The throw-away philosophy of wastes is the most popularly used method of waste disposal in developing countries
_________contain garbage and serve to prevent contamination between the waste and the surrounding environment, especially groundwater.
Landfill give rise to air and water pollution which severely affects the environment and can prove fatal to the lives of humans and animals
The action or practice of using something again, whether for its original purpose or to fulfill a different function is termed?
The contamination of water bodies which affects the entire biosphere is referred to as?
Organic wastes are biodegradable
_________water pollution refers to contaminants that enter a waterway from a single, identifiable source, such as pipe or ditch
_______is any material in liquid, solid, or gas form that can cause harm by being inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin
Environment is often defined as surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives and operates
________also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework that relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling