What is mean by waste? Waste can be anything (Unwanted). As shown in the image you could see wastes are those materials or product which are unwanted, useless and worthless materials. Trash is the most common synonyms for waste or waste material. So, if you are going to talk about waste management you must use following words. Waste management or waste disposals are all the activities or process to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal.
There are many more, we will discuss most of them later in this post.
Vocabularies for Types of waste:
You could find many more vocabularies for explaining different types of waste. I will list few of them.
Recyclable vs Non-recyclable waste.
A waste is called recyclable, if we could process the waste and produce something new from it. and the process is called Recycling. But some of the waste can’t be recycled. Paper is a recyclable and wrapping paper is a non-recyclable waste.
Food waste vs Plastic waste.
Food waste can be cooked and uncooked, examples are vegetables and fruits. Most of the plastic waste is recyclable.
- Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices.
Solid vs Liquid waste.
- Includes household garbage, waste from markets, shops, hotels, materials, drain silt, waste from grass, jungle cutting etc.
Main household waste is food waste. Sometimes you could see waste from gardens like grass and sand.
Most of the industrial waste is highly toxic.
Waste produced from the hospital is called as biomedical waste.It includes waste generated from clinics, nursing homes, pathological labs etc such as blades, syringes, cotton, anatomical waste etc. According to Wikipedia, biomedical waste is any kind of waste containing infectious (or potentially infectious) materials. Read more about biomedical waste on the wiki. Biomedical waste may be liquid or solid.
It is an industrial waste or by-product, especially from the chemicals factories and manufactures. Read more about hazardous waste at the wiki.
- Plastic covers.
Methods of waste disposal:
Vocabularies for waste management and its Impact:
Environment and environmental problems.
Collection of waste.
- Transfer waste from one location to another.
Disposal of waste.
Vocabularies for explaining Problems and difficulties:
There are many different ways are there for waste disposal. But still, India facing big challenges for waste disposal.
An accumulation of discarded matter as shown in the image.
- You could say it is a two-fold issue.
- Political will.
- Political will is required to resolve this issues.
- We need a scientific approach to waste management.
- Most of the Indian cities are following unscientific methods for waste disposal.
You could find Illegal dumping everywhere in the city. An open dump is an illegal waste disposal site.
- Drop off.
Find a location to drop off your trash or recycling goods.
Leach(The process of leaching is called leach)
Leachate(Solution of material leached from a solid)
Attitude.(Our attitude towards waste management is very important. We should have a very clear vision to process our waste scientifically)
- Public cooperation very important for waste management.
A large trash receptacle.
Waste management is a process which includes collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal. Waste management is also carried out to recover resources from waste materials. Waste management can involve solid waste management, liquid waste management, radioactive substances. Waste management practices differ for developed and developing nations, also it might be different for urban and rural areas, and for residential and industrial producers.