SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Land Use, Public Health, Wealth & Poverty, Solid Waste

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Role playing a city council meeting, students weigh various real-world economic, social, and environmental factors when siting a landfill on the Hawaiian island of O‘ahu.

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Modern landfill operation at Waimanalo Gulch, the municipal sanitary landfill for Honolulu

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