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Solid waste management

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Solid waste management = Solid waste + management
Solid waste management

Solid waste 

Solid waste refers to the range of output arising from animal and human activities that are discarded as unwanted and useless. Solid waste is generated from industrial, residential and commercial activities


disposal of solid waste with proper techniques

Solid waste management is a term that is used to refer to the process of collecting and treating solid waste. It also offers solutions for recycling items that do not belong to trash.
Solid-waste management is that which deals with the collection, treatment, and disposing of solid material that is discarded because it has served its purpose or is no longer useful.

Classification of refuse material

Solid waste can be classified into two major categories 
On the basis of type
  • Bio-degradable
  • Non- biodegradable

On the basis of source
  • Municipal solid waste
  • Industrial solid waste
  • Bio- medical waste or hospital waste

Management of solid waste

Solid waste management is the sequentially execution of various processes such as collection,  transportation etc.
  1. Collection of solid waste 
  2. Segregation of solid waste
  3. Transport of solid waste
  4. Processing of solid waste 
  5. Disposal of solid waste 

E- Waste 

E- Waste means Electronic waste
E-waste is any refuse created by discarded electronic devices and components as well as substances involved in their manufacture. 
Electronic waste or e-waste may be defined as discarded computers, office electronic equipment, entertainment electronic devices , mobile phones, television sets, and refrigerators.
There are so many ways to dispose E-Waste . it depends on the type of waste

Requirements for E-waste management

  1. Reduction in waste generation
  2. Reusable gadgets 
  3. Minimum use of hazardous contents
  4. New techniques for manufacturing of electronic components

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