Since the closure of its major landfill in the early 2000s, the Philippine Islands' capital city of Manila has grappled with the question of what to do with more than 8,600 tons of garbage that its 11.5 million residents... More »

When dealing with a broken garbage disposal, there are many problems that might cause an issue. The most common problem is a clogged flywheel. To repair this problem, you need the offset wrench that came with the disposa... More »

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If you do not have regular garbage service, take your garbage to a landfill or transfer station for proper disposal. Many people find it possible to reduce the number of landfill trips by making some lifestyle changes. More »

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Americans produced 250 million tons of garbage in the form of grass clippings, bottles, furniture, batteries and other items in 2010, according to Live Science. Landfills comprise 54 percent of all waste. Around 34 perce... More »

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As of 2015, the Sudokwon SLC Landfill in South Korea is currently the world's largest active, purpose-built landfill. The world's largest collection of garbage is the so-called great pacific garbage patch located in the ... More »

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When placed in a landfill, it takes approximately 2 months for cardboard to decompose. However, the time it takes may vary depending on how thick the cardboard is and how wet the conditions are. Decomposition may also be... More »

In the United States in 2010, estimates show that about four tons of carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere per vehicle, according to AmericanForests.org. In that same year, the Department of Transportation not... More »

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