Write a huge disparity between countries in terms of water consumption which is being exacerbated by the current climate crisis.

Write a huge disparity between countries in terms of water consumption which is being exacerbated bythe current climate crisis.Purpose: To understand your personal water consumption habits to further your environmentalthinking.To determine your total water footprint, go to the following site: www.waterfootprint.org
1. Attach your personal water footprint breakdown and discuss these trends, including thefood component. How might you decrease your personal water footprint? (2 marks)2. How might your personal water footprint differ from someone living in the Sahel regionof Africa? Describe these differences (1 mark)3. Where and how do people living in Toronto get their water from? Please describe theprocess from source to tap. (1 mark).FOOD AND AGRICULTUREContext: Food is one of the necessities of life. It nourishes our body and give us energy to getthrough each day. Healthy eating is fundamental to good health and key elements in healthy humandevelopment, from the prenatal and early childhood years to later life stages.However, where our food comes from and how it is grown has serious implications for the globalclimate. Modern agricultural methods often exploit environmental resources and rely on inputs offertilizer and pesticides in order to produce food, which has a cascading effect on the ecosystem.Purpose: This assignment will help you understand your personal consumption habits andcropping system to further your environmental thinking.1. Define what a “locavore” is (0.5 marks). Do you have any items in your refrigerator whichwould adhere to a locavore diet? Please list these items and describe where they came from.If you do not have any, please mention five items which COULD be bought to adhere to alocavore diet, in the spring/summer season (0.5 marks). Describe the benefits andchallenges of being a locavore within your particular area (1 mark).2. What is Doomsday Vault? (0.5 mark). Why is it important for the future survival ofcropping and agriculture? (1 mark).3. What is green revolution? (0.5 mark). How did it change the cropping system of the world?(1 mark)WASTE MANAGEMENTContext: Humans are increasingly generating tremendous amounts of waste which clogs ournatural world. Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about where our waste ends up. But asyou know materials are never destroyed or created, they are just transformed from one shape toanother.Waste can be solid, liquid, or gas and each type have different methods of disposal andmanagement. Waste management deals with all types of waste, including industrial, biological andhousehold. In some cases, waste can pose a threat to human and ecosystem health.PERSONAL WASTEAs people become aware of waste disposal problems in their communities, we are recycling morematerials. Some things are easy to recycle, such as newsprint, office paper, or aluminum drinkcans. Other things are harder to classify. Most of us give up quickly and throw things in the trashif we have to think too hard about how to recycle them.Follow your waste management habits over TWO days and catalogue everything you dispose ofin the garbage, recycling, Green bin or hazardous waste. Use the following guidelines provided bythe City of Toronto (Waste Wizard), in order to check where items should be disposed of.https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/recycling-organics-garbage/waste-wizard/DAY 1ITEM DISPOSAL METHODApple peel Green BinUsed Paper Recycling BinDAY 2ITEM DISPOSAL METHOD1. Please complete the 2-day waste disposal diary (following the format above) andcomment on your personal garbage footprint (0.5 marks). There are various ways ofmanaging your garbage footprint, how can you alter your habits to reduce your wastegeneration or mange it wisely? (1 mark)LOCAL WASTE2. What are the various streams of waste management at University of Toronto, St. Georgecampus? (0.5 mark). Describe the specific objectives of the University of Toronto’sEnvironmental Protection Policy (2010) (0.5 mark).REGIONAL WASTE3. Ontario is facing looming waste crisis. Based on the article listed below, what are the mainissues facing waste management in Ontario? (0.5 mark). The author states in the articlethat, “The key to avoiding a garbage crisis in Ontario is to recognize that a problem islooming and figure out where the pressure points in the system are and how to ease them.It’s a problem that has solutions…” Using other sources, what are some of the possiblesolutions to Ontario’s waste management crisis. (2 marks).https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2019/03/14/ontario-must-face-up-to-itslooming-waste-crisis.htmlGLOBAL WASTE4. For more than 50 years, global production and consumption of plastics have continued torise. Most of the plastics end up in our waterways and eventually in the oceans. What isgreat Pacific garbage patch? (0.5 mark). Explain the mechanisms that created the NorthPacific garbage patch? (0.5 mark).