Waste%20 management[1]

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  • Methane is converted into energy in homes.Natural gas. (look up)
  • *methane 20 times more harmful to the environment than carbon dioxide
  • 5% of the worlds population are americans but we generate 30% of the waste!
  • How Americans don't really know how or what to do about this.
  • Waste%20 management[1]

    1. 1. * Erin K. Isabella F. Vanessa A.
    2. 2. "Its a job thats never started that takes thelongest to finish." — J.R.R. Tolkien *
    3. 3. *
    4. 4. * Represent largest methane emissions source in U.S.* Food biodegrades and produces biogas*
    5. 5. * 455 U.S. landfills using methane for energy.* Methane is key factor of natural gas.*
    6. 6. * Consists of 60% methane and 40% carbon dioxide* Methane 20X more harmful than carbon dioxide* Biogas power plant
    7. 7. * 5% of population, but 30% of waste* As food shortages go on, food prices rise*
    8. 8. *
    9. 9. Jeantheau, Mark. “Environmental Quotes.” Clean Funny Cartoons/EnvironmentalIssues…on Grinning Planet. Grinning Planet, 2011. Web. 22 Nov. 2011.<http://www.grinningplanet.com/6001/environmentalquotes-htm>.Amandolare, Sarah. "Food Waste Persists Despite Global Shortage."FindingDulcinea | Online Guides | Internet Library | Web Resources. DulcineaMedia, Inc., 2011. Web. 22 Nov. 2011.<http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/health/May-June-08/Food-Waste-Persists-Despite-Global-Shortage.html>.Chapman, Lindsey. "Methane From Landfills to Power Homes." FindingDulcinea |Online Guides | Internet Library | Web Resources. Dulcinea Media, Inc., 2011.Web. 22 Nov. 2011.<http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/science/2008/December/Methane-From-Landfills-to-Power-Homes-.html>. *

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