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AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY OF ECUADOR

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING EIGHTH PARALLEL SEMESTER "D”


DATE: OCTOBER, 29th 2018

THEME : MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE

AUTHOR: HENRY ROMERO ALVARADO


WASTE MANAGEMENT

Is the collection, transportation, and


disposal of garbage, and other waste
products. Waste management
encompasses management of all
processes and resources for proper
handling of waste materials.
Type of waste
Municipal solid waste  Medical waste  Radioactive waste

 Hazardous waste  Industrial waste


MUNICIPAL
SOLID WASTE

Municipal solid wastes are defined by EPA as


waste consisting of everyday items used, such
as product packaging, grass clippings,
furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps,
newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries,
which comes from “homes, schools, hospitals,
and businesses”.
MUNICIPAL
SOLID WASTE SOURCES

Residential. - Including single and multiple-family houses, for


example of products nondurable paper items (newspapers).

Commercial.- Including restaurants, office and stores, for


example, food waste products, office paper products.

Institutional. - Including schools, hospitals, prisons, and


nursing homes, for example food wastes, paper (classrooms
and offices)

Industrial packaging and administrative wastes. - For example


of products wooden pallets, office paper, plastic film and food
wastes (from cafeterias).
MUNICIPAL
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT (MSWM)

Includes the collection,


transfer, resource
recovery, recycling, and
treatment of waste. The
main target is to protect
the population health,
promote environmental
quality.
ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT
PROJECTS IN ECUADOR AND CHILE. CCAP, in
partnership with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition’s
(CCAC) Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (MSWI), is
working with the municipalities of Quito, Ecuador and
Puerto Varas, Chile to support the implementation of
sustainable waste management projects that reduce
short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) emissions in
these cities.
VOCABULARY

Words Synonyms Spanish

 Management Organization Administración


 Handling Management Manejo
 Grass clippings Pieces of grass Recortes de césped
 Food scraps Leftovers Restos de comida
 Hazardous waste Toxic waste Residuos peligrosos
 Partnership Company Asociación
 Environmental Ecological Ambiental
 Pollutants Impurities Contaminantes