Waste Management: is essential to prevent pollution and to conserve our environment.
Reduce the use of unwanted wrapping (plastic bags)
Reuse as many materials as possible (glass)
Recycle as much waste as possible (paper)
Landfill - waste is dumped in a natural hole inland.
Advs Waste is stored away from population
Disadvs Releases Methane (greenhouse gas)
Unpleasant Surroundings (rats, gulls & smells)
Burning of waste
Advs Waste is gone
Can reclaim some energy from burning
Disadvs Expensive to set up
Releases Air pollutants
Is Mass composted into fertile soil
Poor waste management may result in:
· Increased diseases
· Death of organisms
· Unsightly and smelly dumps
· Unwanted pests such as rats and gulls at dumps.