For this assignment, you will review the history of MSW. Complete the following:
Describe an open dump. Explain the environmental problems.
Describe an early landfill. What are the problems associated with early landfills? Include a discussion of leachate, methane, incomplete decomposition, and settling.
Describe a modern landfill. What are the differences as compared to early landfills? What improvements have been made?
Choose 1 of the following landfills, and explain the innovations being implemented to make the landfill more productive and to reduce its environmental impact:
Marianhill Landfill, South Africa
Perdido Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, FL
Altamont Landfill, CA
Tessman Road Landfill, TX
2-3 pages in length
The following rubric will be used for grading:
Description and problems of an open dump.
Description and problems of an early (1970’s) landfill.
Description and improvements of a modern landfill.
Description of the innovations found at one specific landfill.
APA style: Include citations and references in APA style for all information sources.