Category Archives: Waste Management

Understanding Hazardous Waste: Types, Management, and Environmental Impacts 2024

hazardous waste

In today’s industrialized world, the proper management of hazardous waste is paramount for environmental sustainability and human health. Th waste encompasses a wide range of materials that pose significant risks to ecosystems and communities if not handled correctly. In this, we delve into the complexities of hazardous waste, exploring its types, management strategies, and the […]

How Do Landfills Work?

A landfill is a place where waste and disposable materials are stored. Landfills in the past (also known as dumps) went unmonitored, easily bred contamination, and attracted disease-carrying pests. Today, landfills are regulated and waste management employees go through several steps to safely store waste. Some of the byproducts of trash decomposition that normally would pollute the […]

MEDICAL WASTE TYPES

Hazardous medical waste that needs to be carefully disposed of by incineration. Items include clinical waste such as used syringes and needles, used swabs, plasters and bandages. Used drug blister packs and ampules. Biomedical waste is potentially infectious. What are they? and why are they important? There are many different types of medical waste, categorised […]

Poor waste disposal and its effects to the Environment

Imagine we all throw garbage, junk and rubbish away anyhow. Imagine there was no authority to supervise waste management activities from many sources. Imagine we all just sent our rubbish to the landfill, or just dumped them in a nearby river. What do you think will happen? Environmental EffectsSurface water contamination:Waste that end up in […]

Composting of Waste

With the right conditions (air and moisture), organic waste such as food and plant materials can be decomposed by bacteria, fungi, worms and organisms. Decayed organic matter is humus. Yard waste such as grass and flower clippings can also be composted. Composting comes in two kinds: bin/pile composting and worm composting (vermiculture). Bin/pile composting is […]

Clinical Waste

What is clinical waste? Why is its disposal so important? Any waste generated during clinical activities that have the potential to cause injury or infect other people can be qualified as clinical waste. This means that almost any potentially infectious material can be considered clinical waste, including bandages, textiles, papers, swabs, glass, plastic, and of […]

How to Dispose Non-Hazardous Construction Waste Safely?

The best and safe disposal methods of Non-hazardous Construction waste are: Donate Unwanted Construction Materials Some construction waste or materials that are useless to us may help some local or needful people. Sometimes décor items or old appliances can find a new home by donating, provided the client allows and thus sometimes a challenge as […]