| Chapter 21: Social and Domestic
This chapter discusses the impact of national policy on your
life and examines how political issues affect social and domestic
policy. One aspect of domestic policy deals with the environment.
The government plays a large role promoting conservation and
protecting the environment. In this activity you will visit
the Environmental Protection Agency's Web site to learn more
Destination Title: The
Environmental Protection Agency: Recycling
Note: Clicking on the link above
will launch a new browser window.
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Start at the Environmental Protection Agency's Web page on
- Scroll down the page, reading
the information on the Recycling Process, Recycling
Facts and Figures, and Opportunities.
- Under Recycling Facts and
Figures, click on MSW Facts and Figures.
- Click on State MSW Data.
- Scroll down and examine the
various maps presented, taking notes as you go.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.