How to segregate waste?
Waste separation basically means separating wet and dry waste so that the dry waste can be recycled, and the wet waste can be composted.
Why do I have to do that?
-To reduce waste dumped in landfills and reduce air and water pollution.
-Allow different methods of composting, recycling and incineration to be applied to different types of waste.
How do you practice waste management at home?
-Keep separate containers for dry and damp waste in the kitchen;
-Save two bags for dry garbage collection paper and plastic for the rest of the household waste;
-Keep kitchen plastic clean and dry and throw it in a dry trash can;
-Rinse food glass/plastic containers;
-Get wet trash out of the house every day;
-Keep dry garbage out of the house once a week;
-Please keep the paper bag to dispose of sanitary waste.
What are the first steps to start waste management in an apartment building?
-Form a group of like-minded people.
-Explain to your family/neighbours in your apartment how to separate waste.
-Make the apartment staff easy to understand.
-Get separate storage drums for storing dry and wet waste.
-Have dry waste collected from a dry waste collection point or your nearest scrap store.
What is Dry Waste?
Paper, Plastic, Metal, Glass, Rubber, Thermocol, Styrofoam, Cloth, Leather, Lenin, Wood-Everything that can be stored for a long time without decomposition.
Does it smell like dry trash when stored for a week?
Not if it is clean and dry. Plastic bags containing milk, cottage cheese, oil, idli batter, and other foods should be thoroughly cleaned and dried before being placed in a dry trash bag. After that, they don't stink.
Is there a problem with cockroaches, mice or flies?
Only if the dry waste contains food residues or organic matter.
-Clean and dry waste does not attract pests.
-Clean everything left from the pizza or cake box.
-Rinse briefly with a damp kitchen towel or water, dry and then place in a dry trash can.
-The sauce bottle should be thoroughly rinsed with water.
-The cucumber bottle contains oil and can be washed with soap and water.
-As a general rule, food residues should not remain in the bottle. Clean up to reuse them. (You can wipe off the oil with a newspaper)
-Plastics containing food should be rinsed or, if necessary, washed with soap and water, dried and then placed in a dry waste bag.
What is E-waste?
E-waste or e-waste includes batteries, computer parts, and wires, all kinds of electrical equipment, electrical and electronic toys, remote controls, watches, cell phones, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, and compact fluorescent light bulbs.
How can I store e-waste?
Store in a separate container that is hermetically sealed, protected from moisture and not used for any other purpose.
What is wet waste?
Wet waste is kitchen waste, including bowls and pieces of vegetables and fruits, tea leaves, coffee grounds, eggshells, bones and guts, fish scales, and cooked foods (both vegetables and non-vegetables).
Segregate wastes so that they can be easily identified and disposed in a landfill.