Waste FAQs:

Q: Are wastes unwanted or unusable materials?

A: Yes.

Q: Is waste any substance which is discarded after primary use?

A: Yes, or it is worthless, defective and of no use.

Q: Is waste much heavier when it is wet?

A: Yes, and plastic or glass bottles can have different weights but be the same size.

Q: Is waste moved from developed to developing nations?

A: Yes.

Q: Was waste generated in 2001?

A: Yes.

Q: Is waste high, and are often paid for by municipal governments?

A: Yes, money can often be saved with more efficiently designed collection routes, modifying vehicles, and with public education.

Q: Is waste using non-recyclable waste materials and extracting from it heat?

A: Yes, and electricity, or energy through a variety of processes, including combustion, gasification, pyrolyzation, and anaerobic digestion.