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Introduction to Sustainable

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(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Hard of Environmental science

Consider a scenario where a major city has been experiencing an increase in waste generated by its growing population. The city's current waste management system is unable to effectively manage the increase, leading to a significant rise in pollution and health problems. The city officials are now considering various sustainable waste management practices to address this issue. From the perspective of environmental sustainability, explain what key factors should the city officials consider to ensure that the chosen waste management practices meet the present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs?
a.
City officials should only consider the environmental impact of the waste management practices, neglecting the '3Rs', the use of technology, and social and economic aspects.
b.
City officials should only consider the use of technology in waste management, disregarding the '3Rs', environmental impact, and social and economic aspects.
c.
City officials should only focus on the '3Rs' - Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, ignoring the use of technology, environmental impact, and social and economic aspects.
d.
City officials should only consider the social and economic aspects of the waste management practices, overlooking the '3Rs', the use of technology, and environmental impact.
e.
To ensure that the chosen waste management practices are sustainable, city officials should consider the '3Rs', the use of technology, the environmental impact, and the social and economic aspects of the practices.

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