8.3 Solid Domestic Waste

As a consequence of increasing population, the amount of domestic waste produced is increasing. The production and disposal of this waste can be done sustainably or unsustainably.


1Waste: the linear and circular models
2Management strategies for solid domestic waste
3Evaluating management strategies for solid domestic waste
Chapter Workbook
Vocabulary Sheet

  • Create a survey to collect data and report on the extent to which, and ways in which, individuals in the school can reduce their contribution to landfills.

Full PSOW here.

Essay Task

“Evaluate recycling as a method of living sustainably.” [9 marks]

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The essay should marked using the Paper 2, Section B essay markbands.

PDF Version

Google Docs Version

Google Docs 8.3 essay

Open the link and make a copy to your own drive. The doc can easily be shared as an “Assignment” on Google Classroom.

A markbands rubric designed for Google Classroom is available here.