Type
Crossword
Description

People that study people's garbage and dig holes in garbage dumps Garboalogist
A place where materials can be recycled bluebin
Any toxic,explosive,flammable etc. wastes hazardouswaste
Many gases that combine to create the most harmful pollutant to the air fossilfuels
Where compostable items go greenbin
A place where garbage is brought to and later buried landfill
The most commonly used material that harms the environment plastic
To cut back on using harmful products reduce
Any unwanted or discarded material that is not a liquid or gas solidwaste
To use something again reuse

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the movement of waste from sources to its final destination? Waste stream
What type of waste comes from farms? Agricultural waste
What type of waste makes up 36% of solid waste? Paper
Leachate is __________ from landfills composed of chemicals from garbage. liquid
Where is solid waste disposed of? Landfill
Which gas is a mixture of methane and CO2? Landfill gas
Incineration deals with _________ combustion at high temperatures. Complete
___________ is thermally processed in the absence of oxygen. Pyrolysis
Gasification produces _________ and solid residue. syngas
What type of diversion refers to collecting and processing items to make new products? Recycling
_________ decreases the amount of organic waste that enters landfills. Composting
What are any materials rinsed down a drain or flushed down a toilet called? sewage
Septic systems are usually used in what area? rural
How many steps does the municipal sewage treatment have? three
What is the first step in the process of recycling? resource recovery

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

unwanted material or substance waste
nonliquid waste that comes from homes municipal solid waste
waste that comes from the production of consumer goods industrial waste
refers to solid or liquid waste that is toxic hazardous waste
waste buried in ground sanitary landfills
liquid that results when substances from trash dissolve leachate
controlled process in which mixed garbage is burned at very high temperatures incineration
preventing waste generation source reduction
capable of being decompose by bacteria biodegradable
conversion of organic waste into mulch or humus composting
collection of materials that can be broken down recycling
places where collected recyclables are sorted material recovery facilities
electronic waste e-waste
waste that gives off radiation radioactive waste
well is drilled deep beneath the water table surface impoundments

Rubbish! Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Air
Blue bin
Cleaner
Compost
Earth
Environment
Glass
Green-bin
Landfill
Litter
Paper
Plastic
Pollution
Re-use
Recycling
Rotten
Soil
Trash
Waste
Water

EARTH DAY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The air that surrounds us (10) atmosphere
a community together with its environment (9) ecosystem
carelessly discharged paper (6) litter
of or pertaining to the sun (5) solar
the exhaust produced by cars (9) emissions
a mixture of decaying materials used as fertilizer (7) compost
the circumstances or conditions that surround us (11) environment
to make unfit for or harmful to living things (7) pollute
to keep in existence: maintain (11) sustainable
a method of solid waste disposal (8) landfill
to protect from loss or depletion (8) conserve
no longer living (7) extinct
to keep or maintain (8) preserve
to make new or restore (9) renewable
grown or raised without chemicals (7) orgainic
the science of organisms and their environment (7) ecology
the area or environment in which we live (7) habitat
to use again as for another purpose (7) recycle

waste crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an environment with air aerobic
a mixture of braking down leaves dirt and food compost
an environment without air anaerobic
to use more than once reuse
to break down biodegradable
a composter used for meat and dairy products digesture
materials that cannot be use more than once downcycle
the liquid created from garbage leachate
a gas that is made from things like burning fossil fuels and livestock farming methane
bacteria and fungi that that breakes down compost microoragisms
waste from plants or animals organics
buying or using less reduse
composting using worms vermicomposting
products that are reused and nothing is burned or goes to landfills zero waste

Human/Global Impact Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring species
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time climate
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area population
Place where an organism lives habitat
organism's role, or job, in its habitat niche
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves. deforestation
Large geographic area with a similar climate and ecosystem biome
the living organisms in an ecosystem biotic
Any nonliving component of an environment abiotic
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole) biodiversity
species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues endangered species
Species that is likely to become endangered. threatened species
no longer present anywhere in the world; could be biotic or abiotic. global extinction
permanent elimination of a species from earth; irreversible loss species extinction
the loss of living space due to human activity or catastrophic events habitat loss
plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native invasive species
An increase in population over a period of time population growth
Release of harmful materials into the environment pollution
the use or extraction of a resource until it is depleted over exploitation
The process of making new products from materials that were used in another product. recycle
using a resource over and over in the same form reuse
to use less of something reduce
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped dump
A low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. landfill
A measure of how much an individual consumes, expressed in area of land by soil. ecological footprint
All the different populations that live together in an area community
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment ecosystem
Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Population, Pollution, Overharvesting HIPPO

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any unwanted material or substance that results from a human activity or process Waste
discarded electrical or electronic devices. E-waste
EPA program Superfund
capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms biodegradable
waste that comes from the production of consumer goods, mining, agriculture, and petroleum extraction and refining. Industrial waste
a controlled process in which mixed garbage is burned at very high temperature Incineration
places where collected recyclables are sorted and prepared for reprocessing Material Recovery Facility
non liquid waste that comes from homes, institutions, and small businesses Municipal Solid Waste
the liquid that results when substances from the trash dissolve in water as rainwater percolates downward Leachate
steps taken to lessen both the amount and toxicity of waste before a product or materiel becomes waste Source Reduction
solid or liquid waste that is toxic, chemically reactive, flammable, corrosive Hazardous Waste
waste is buried in the ground or pile up in large, carefully engineered mounds Sanitary Landfill
organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting Composting
the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects Recycling
a well is drilled deep beneath the water table, into porous rock Deep Well Injection
waste that gives odd radiation and is harmful to humans and the environment Radioactive Waste
shallow pits lined with plastic and an impermeable material such as clay Surface Impoundment
What are not accepted with regular garbage collection anymore and they pile up in dumps? Tires
What state has the highest recycling rate of bottle bills? Michigan
What reduce the volume of the solid waste by burning, but as a result may emit toxic compounds into the air? Incinerators
What are found in coastal areas as well as inland? Plastic Grocery Bags
Who purchase goods made from recycled materials? Consumers
Many items are considered hazardous by EPA definition, including ----- Paint
What is considered a hazardous waste? Discarded Electronic Waste
What is the largest source of radiation? Radon

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Earth Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the air that surrounds the earth atmosphere
everything that exists in an environment ecosystem
trash left lying in an open place litter
related to the Sun solar
a decayed mixture of plants compost
sending out gas or radiation emissions
the area in which something exists or lives environment
to make land or water dirty or not safe pollute
an area where waste materials are buried underground landfill
to avoid wasteful activities or behaviors conserve
no longer existing extinct
a natural resource that can be replenished naturally renewable
the place where a plant or animal lives naturally habitat
to make something new from already used materials recycle

enviromental science Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aquifer
incinerators
surface impoundment
deep well injection
hazardous waste
conservation
compost
recycling
source reduction
landfill
leachate
municipal solid waste
nonbiodegradable
biodegradable
solid waste