answer 10 multiple choice question and 2 essay question reference Worrell, W. A., & Vesilind, P. A. (2012). Solid waste engineering (2nd ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. only in essay questions.

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1.      In order to be effective, solid waste engineers must be competent in all of the following areas EXCEPT:

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public communications.

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regulations.

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civility.

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technology.

4 points   

Question 2

1.      All of the following should be included in a request for a proposal EXCEPT:

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basic services.

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terms of agreement.

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hazardous materials.

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cost of service.

4 points   

Question 3

1.      __________ is a product-centered approach to environmental protection.

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Product stewardship

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Life cycle management

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Product liability

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Product life cycle

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Question 4

1.      The initial cost of a solid waste facility is important to the municipality and is known as the:

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capital cost.

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municipal cost.

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general obligation cost.

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financial cost.

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Question 5

1.      __________ can use revenue bonds to finance capital projects.

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Cities

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Municipal governments

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Federal legislation

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State governments

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Question 6

1.      The most environmentally sound disposal scheme for hazardous materials is (the) __________ and __________ to nonhazardous substances.

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solid waste; conversion

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destruction; conversion

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hazardous material breakdown; conversion

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landfill issues; conversion

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Question 7

1.      If a municipality decides to contract for solid waste services, an agreement will be required that can be referred to as any of the following EXCEPT:

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Service agreement

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Franchise agreement

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Contract agreement

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Conditional agreement

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Question 8

1.      __________ is to place collection services out to bid and let the municipality bid against private companies.

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Public ownership

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Competitive service delivery

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Basic service providing

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Basic service bidding

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Question 9

1.      All of the following are used to test for hazardous materials EXCEPT:

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radioactivity.

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reactivity.

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bioconcentration.

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environmental justice.

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Question 10

1.      The means for understanding questions of material and product use and waste production is to conduct a:

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flow control assessment.

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combustion life cycle assessment.

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financing assessment.

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life cycle assessment.

 

Question 11

 

1.       Your community has decided to construct a hazardous waste facility for incinerating hazardous waste. What types of contracts would you use for securing solid waste services? What elements would you include in your request for proposal?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

 

 

1.       A community wants to construct a hazardous waste incinerator for household hazardous waste. The cost of the facility is expected to be $4,000,000. The cost of operating this facility is estimated to be about $20,000 per year plus salaries of $100,000 annually. The insurance on the facility will be $3,000 per year. What is the annual cost of this facility to the community? Assume that the facility will have a useful life of around 15 years.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

 

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