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ELS Burgas – Waste Disposal


Factbits about waste disposal, presented by Emilia Baicheva, grade 8, ELS “Geo Milev”, Burgas, Bulgaria. Waste materials can be divided into three large groups. Their improper disposal seriously affects the environment and threatens the future of the planet.

1.      There are three main types of waste: solid, ____________, and ____________.

2.      Standard ____________, such as food or materials thrown out, is considered solid waste.

3.      Clean water can be the result of processed and purified _____________.

4.      E-waste can be divided into two groups: ______________ and ______________ goods.

5.      Watches, PCs, TVs, ____________, and other such are called _________ goods.

6.      E-waste is highly ______________ and non-recyclable.

7.      Ordinary rubbish goes to the rubbish ___________ outside cities or re

8.      Non-recyclable waste goes to the ______________ where it gets compacted into pallets.

9.      After compacted, it is covered with dirt, so an _______________ process begins.

10.  Organic matter is degraded by microorganisms in the ______________ of oxygen.

11.  This results in the _____________ of gases.

12.  A lot of the thrash gets illegally disposed of and leads to the ground getting ___________.

13.  This results in _________  _________ which emit ___________ dioxide into the air.

14.  The air gets more polluted which causes a __________ in the sea levels.

15.  It’s like a big chain: ____________ from the rubbish get into the water sources and make the tap water undrinkable.

What are the 3 key solutions mentioned?
What does the word “converted” or “reusable” mean?
What can drastically decrease plastic and industrial pollution?
How can we make any local green areas look more decent?


The podcast was designed and recorded by students from “Geo Milev” English Language School in Burgas, Bulgaria.


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the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

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