Rubbish can be defined as the waste product generated by people in the house or industries. Waste has always been a part of everyday life since the dawn of time. However, it is only in the last centuries that the needs to arrange for the rubbish removal are deemed necessary by people. This has mainly happened due to various diseases that come along with unhygienic places where the waste material lay open without any proper treatment.
What are the different types of waste materials?
Many waste materials come from different places, household, office, hospital, and general junk need to be disposed of accordingly to keep the environment clean.
- Homes: The household waste normally includes plastic bags, peels of vegetables and fruits, newspaper and many more, which are mostly biodegradable except for a few exceptions.
- Office: The office waste normally includes paper and other stationary material such as staplers, sticky notes, glue tubes, old files and furniture, and much more.
- Hospitals: The one place where the rubbish removal is considered pivotal is the hospital because the waste material here consist of rubber gloves, expired medicines, poisonous material and other such things.
- General junk: This mainly consists of tires, construction sites waste, and other such things, which do not fall in the other normal categories of the junk.
What steps should be taken for the rubbish removal?
Waste disposal in itself is a meticulous task that requires keen attention, which is not the popular belief. Waste can be quite harmful in case of neglect, be it at home or at a waste disposal site and hence due care to remove waste with the help of 3R’s (reduce, reuse, and recycle) needs to be followed.
At a personal level, a person or commercial sector can install the dustbin sets of five different dustbins of different colors, where each color helps denote the type of waste that should be put in the particular dustbin.
It helps to segregate the junk according to the chemical compounds, physical nature, and hazardous nature of the waste material. It is a mandatory process in the hospitals. As many kinds of waste materials are present there, at the same time.
The first and foremost thing to do is the accumulation of the waste material, which can be easily done with the help of self employed or government employed sanitation works who would pick up the waste from your house or office at regular interval.
After that, these people will transport the litter to a garbage collection site, which is normally far away from the civilization. This is to ensure that the waste material does not harm anybody and the odor of the waste does not cause discomfort to people.
Here, the waste is processed and the waste that has been accumulated is either recycled, if is recyclable or is disposed of safely with due procedure in mind if it is not recyclable.
What should you do to ensure safe environment?
There are many campaigns, which are run by government and many organizations, which aim to spread awareness about the difference between various types of wastes. As well as, different ways of recycling, reusing, or reducing the non-biodegradable waste material. This is the best way to save the environment and sustainable development may prevail.
It is safe to say that people need to keep a check on their waste generating capabilities and make sure that they actually contribute to save the environment. This way a better future may be built for the generations to come and a healthier environment may be maintained for people those who are suffering with the diseases.