Pol 310 Week 4 Quiz

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1.  Strategies for managing e-waste safely include the following, except:
State legislative efforts to manage e-waste
Consumer fees to pay for the expansion of e-waste recycling facilities
Expanding existing municipal waste services to accept e-waste
2.  This law targets abandoned hazardous waste sites for cleanup and establishes legal liability for remediation.
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Toxic Substances Control Act
Electronic Waste Recycling Act
3.  Computer Manufacturing Company, Inc. intentionally designs its computer products to become non-useful five years after purchase. This is an example of:
planned obsolescence.
I.S.O. 14000.
4.  A goal in managing municipal solid waste is to:  
reduce emphasis on recycling.
increase landfill usage.
minimize toxicity.
eliminate the generation of solid waste.
5.  Big Corporation transports and stores hazardous waste for its clients, who generate that waste. Big Corporation itself does not generate the hazardous waste. Which of the following statements is true, pursuant to R.C.R.A.?
Big Corporation must obtain a permit from the generator of the hazardous waste.
Big Corporation is not permitted to store any hazardous waste for more than 30 days.
Big Corporation must track and report on its interaction with the hazardous waste.
Big Corporation is exempt from R.C.R.A. requirements, because it is not a generator of hazardous waste.
6.  The United Nations has pursued the following goals related to population growth and development, except:
universal education.
reduction of  infant and child mortality.              
strict policies to enforce fewer children per family.
access to reproductive services.
7.  Basic economic measures indicate that the...