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Sustainability rating: waste disposal


You have looked through the different options for disposing of municipal waste.


Rate each of the options using the table below.


Remember to think about:

Burn, landfil or recycle

Municipal waste is disposed of in landfill, incinerators and some is recycled.

  • Social - which method benefits people the most?

  • Economic - how expensive are the options?

  • Environment - what are the impacts on the environment? This includes transport and collection of the wastes.





Enter a score for each of the categories. 0 is poor and 10 is excellent.

  Sustainability rating
0 (poor) to 10 (excellent)



Incineration with energy recovery




  A higher total score means that you have rated the option as more sustainable.
Maximum score is 30.