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Land Pollution

Garbage from homes and factories can both pollute the land. According to the EPA, Americans generated approximately 258 million tonnes of solid waste in 2014. In total, 136 million tonnes of waste were deposited in landfills. Only 34% of the waste was repurposed in this way. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stated that organic material […]

Light Pollution

Electric lights are a modern convenience that most people can’t really imagine life without. Lights, on the other hand, have had a profound effect on the natural world. The following are some of the effects of light pollution: In the existence of man-made light, some birds are singing at times that aren’t in keeping with […]

 Air pollution

Ninety-nine percent of the air we breathe is nitrogen, oxygen, water vapour, and other inert gases. When substances that aren’t normally present in the air are released into it, pollution results. People burn fuels, releasing particles into the air, which is a common form of pollution. Pollution that resembles soot is dispersed in the air […]

Water Pollution

Toxic foreign substances such as pesticides or metals such as lead and mercury can cause water pollution, which is why it is so important to keep waterways clean. A total of 44 percent of flow problems miles, 64 percent of lakes and 30 percent of bay and estuary areas are not clean enough yet for […]

What About Pollution?

An environmental pollutant is a substance that is added to the environment at a rate that exceeds the rate at which it can be dispersed (diluted, decomposed, recycled) as well as stored in some harmless form (such as heat). Air pollution, oil spills, as well as land pollution are the three most common types of […]

Waste Disposal

Human society’s waste is disposed of by collecting, processing, and recycling it or burying it. Depending on the source and composition of waste, it is categorised. As a general rule, waste materials can be either liquid or solid, and their components can be hazardous or nonhazardous. Solid waste, wastewater (wastewater), toxic waste, as well as […]

Recycling: What It’s?

Making new products out of old by reusing and recycling waste. Recycled materials are collected, processed, or manufactured into new products, but then just purchased, all of which can be recycled again and again. Steel and iron scrap, aluminium cans, wine bottles, paper, wood, as well as plastics are among the most common recyclables. Recycled […]

Collection of Solid Waste

Obtaining and Transporting Materials Protecting public health, safety, as well as environmental quality require proper solid-waste collection. About three-quarters of total cost of solid waste management is accounted for by this labor-intensive activity. Some municipalities prefer to use private contractors or conservators to complete the work, but in other cases, municipal employees are assigned to […]

Characteristics of Solid Waste

A mixture and its properties Among the many source materials of solid waste are private residences, commercial establishments, public institutions, and private industry. hazardous-waste management discusses the classification of wastes that pose an immediate threat to individuals or their environments. Refuse as well as municipal solid waste refers to all degradable solid waste from a […]

Management of Solid Waste

collection, treatment and disposal of solid waste that has served a purpose or no longer of use; also known as solid-waste management. As a result of improper disposal of solid waste, the environment is polluted and vector-borne diseases, such as those spread by insects and rodents, are more likely to be found. Managing solid waste […]