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Why Dont We Throw Trash in Volcanoes?


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We have a garbage problem. Wouldn't it make sense to throw that trash into the nearest volcano?

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Sources:

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/jun/14/green-waste-distribution-methods-recycling-plastic-oil-epa
https://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-map.html
https://www.livescience.com/27295-volcanoes.html
https://www.livescience.com/34031-person-fell-volcano.html
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/06/lava-lakes-exposed-guts-of-volcanoes.html
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2008/06/26/2286487.htm
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/why-are-there-volcanoes
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-causes-a-volcano-to/
http://www.popsci.com/why-dont-we-just-throw-all-our-garbage-into-volcanos
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2008/01/should_we_throw_hazardous_waste_into_volcanoes.html
https://archive.epa.gov/epawaste/nonhaz/municipal/web/pdf/msw2008rpt.pdf [PDF]
http://energyrecoverycouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ERC_2014_Directory.pdf [PDF]
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http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/23/where-does-bostons-trash-go/
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/solid/
http://cuer.law.cuny.edu/?p=658
https://www.fastcompany.com/3062853/these-maps-show-how-much-of-the-us-is-covered-in-landfills

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