Both commercial and backyard composting reduce the need for large landfills to dispose of solid waste.
■ What are the advantages and disadvantages of landfills?
■ List the steps in successful composting.
■ Developing plants that can take up and concentrate heavy metal pollutants in soil water is an active field of research. Would this approach effectively remove polluting metals from the environment?
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