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  • This Page aims to Lay Out All the Chemical Pollutants (ie not Light Pollution , RF Signal Noise/Pollution etc
  • This is to help mitigate them


Atmospheric Particulate Matter

Conventional pollutants

Environmental Persistent Pharmaceutical Pollutants

  • Can be problematic with some Composting Toilet Systems



  • On their own, they do not cause issues, but they can effect other systems:
  • CFCs banned in most use cases, react with the ozone layer making ozone generation slower, leading to ozone depletion
  • CO2 directly inert, leads to Climate Change in large volumes, over long periods of time

Methyl tert-butyl ether

  • MTBE


  • Not too major, but water pollution with microorganism (parasites, ecoli...)
  • Also medical / biological science waste


Nutrient Pollution

Nitrogen Oxides


Persistent Organic Pollutants

Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins

  • Bio-Accumulate

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Radioactive Waste

  • Some are in the elements section
  • Some ores/ Tailings can be concentrated with reactive elements/compounds
  • Equipment Exposed to Ionizing Radiation may become low level radioactive waste
  • Various Radioactive Tracers
  • Pharmecuticals used for Radiothearapy

Volatile Organic Compounds

Treatment Technologies

Liquid Streams

Gas Streams

Solid Particulates Matter

Gaseous/Volitile Liquid Pollutants

Liquid Streams

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