Waste Management

Waste management is all those activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework the relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling etc.

‘Waste management’ shall mean “the collection, transport, recovery, and disposal of waste, including the supervision of such operations and aftercare of disposal sites”

  1. Plan of Waste Representation
  • What are wastes
  • Kinds of waste
  • Classification of Waste
  • Effects of Wastes
  • The magnitude of the problem
  • The 3 R’s
  • Impact of Waste
  • Methods of Disposal
  • Problems with Plastics
  • Plastic roads
  • E-waste
  • Process of Recycling E-waste
  • Our Idea About Managing Waste
  • Waste management Policies
  • Conclusions
  1. Classification of Wastes according to their Effects on Human Health and the Environment
  • Hazardous wastes

Substances that are unsafe to use commercially, industrially, agriculturally, or economically and have any of the following properties- ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity & toxicity.

  • Non-hazardous

 Substances safe to use commercially, industrially, agriculturally, or economically and do not have any of those properties mentioned above. These substances usually create disposal problems.


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