Types of Solid Waste: Municipal Vs. Non-Municipal


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Which of the following is NOT an example of municipal solid waste?

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1. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

2. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help gauge your knowledge of municipal and non-municipal solid waste. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include examples of municipal solid waste the definition of solid waste.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Types of municipal waste
  • What produces the most non-municipal waste
  • Waste produced by livestock
  • Example of industrial waste

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the types of municipal waste and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the definition of solid waste
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related solid waste lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more review the corresponding lesson called Types of Solid Waster: Municipal and Non-Municipal Solid Waste. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what solid waste is
  • Identify the two main types of waste
  • Describe the difference between municipal and non-municipal waste
  • Uncover the most common types of waste