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EC98-753 Farm*A*Syst Nebraska’s System for Assessing Water Contamination Risk Fact Sheet 7: Improving Hazardous Materials and Waste Management

By Robert Grisso, DeLynn Hay, Paul J. Jasa, Richard K. Koelsch, Sharon Skipton and Wayne Woldt

Abstract

Waste is inevitable. Things which have been outgrown, broken, replaced, or are just no longer needed add to the waste produced at homes, acreages and around farms. Most of the waste accumulated around the farm, acreage and home is solid waste. Solid waste includes all discarded materials — newspapers, empty paint cans, liquids, gases, pickle jars, orange peelings, leftover food, worn out shoes, junk mail — this list is endless. Some of these solid wastes contain potentially hazardous materials

Topics: waste, hazardous materials, waste management, manure, nitrate, leachate, silage, storage, silage liquid, livestock, assessing, water, water contamination, contamination, contamination risk, risk, groundwater, water, rural, surface water, resources, drinking water, water quality, homesites, agriculture, Extension publications, Agriculture, Curriculum and Instruction
Publisher: DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Year: 1998
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.unl.edu:extensionhist-2445

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