The most toxic type of trash — tech trash — is also the fastest growing type in North America. According to Environment Canada, 98 per cent of Canadian gadgetry ends up in landfill or incinerators.

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Nuclear power is touted by many scientists as a clean sustainable energy source, but the waste produced by these nuclear power plants is hazardous to human health and the environment. 

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Have you ever wondered what happens to your fast food wrappers after you've thrown them in the trash? You probably already know that they end up in a landfill, but how exactly do these designated waste-disposal sites work?

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If I asked you to name a few things that all life on the planet couldn’t live without you could probably come up with some good answers: food, water, the sun, gravity. These are all great, but I bet you’d never think to say dirt.

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Home vermicomposting can help us divert kitchen waste from the garbage dump by turning it into compost for our gardens.

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A closer inspection of that flittering garbage on the side of roads reveals that it is mainly plastics. Cast away after only a short usage time, we have to ask ourselves whether we will ever be able to get rid of our plastic mess.

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