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Peak minerals lead to a possible new growth of urban mining, recycling e-waste from trash
Peak minerals lead to a possible new growth of urban mining, recycling e-waste from trash

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redefining trash
Redefining Trash
Compact Oxford English Dictionary
Trash
(
ORIGIN of unknown origin)
:
noun
chiefly N. Amer.
1
waste material; refuse.
2
worthless writing, art, etc.
3
a person or people regarded as being of very low social standing.
verb
informal, chiefly N. Amer. wreck or destroy.
Deriving Value from What WeDo Not Need
 
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redefining trash
the trash generation
Trash or Municipal Waste are typically newspapers, appliances, clothing and bottles collected from households, smallbusinesses and other commercial activities.
In wealthy countries, waste per capita increased by nearly
three fold
in the lasttwo decades. Waste generation will increase by a factor of five by 2025. -
Lexean,issue 12
United States
747 kg per capita
Ireland
804 kg per capita
United Kingdom
588 kg per capita
Germany
566 kg per capita
Italy
545 kg per capita
Belgium
475 kg per capita
China
440 kg per capita
Singapore
1176 kg per capita
Japan
427 kg per capita
Korea
386 kg per capita
Thailand
220 kg per capita
Indonesia
10 kg per capita
 
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redefining trash
concerns on trash
METHANEMETHANE
Methane-spewing landfillsare turning into battlegrounds
Municipalities can't easily build new dumps because people refuse to live near one.
"NIMBY"
(Not In My Back Yard) is giving way to
"BANANA"
(Build Absolutely NothingAnywhere Near Anything).
Is this method sustainable?

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