Reducing the negative effects of poor waste disposalDocument Transcript
Reducing the Negative Effects of Poor Waste Disposal In their aim to reduce the negative effects of improper waste disposal, some towns and cities are coming up with waste management plans and strategies. There are many benefits of waste management. But before getting to know what these benefits are, one should know the objectives and goals of having a waste management plan. This plan is designed to reduce the generation of waste materials through the sensible use of raw materials and reusing or recycling them whenever feasible. It also aimed to treat waste in such a way that the disposalactivity and waste treated will not have a huge impact on the environment. Finally, this is topromote awareness and adherence to procedures of proper waste management.The waste management plan includes some procedures to ensure compliance with statutoryrequirements and the standards of good practice relating to handling, production,transportation, storage, treatment and disposal of waste. The main purpose of the plan wouldbe to ensure that the disposal of waste is done in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.The plan integrates establishing a system of records on waste management such as the typesof volumes of waste being generated in each project activity. Waste is being categorized ashazardous and non-hazardous and there are processes specific in dealing with medical waste.The strategy for waste management is based on the idea to reduce, reuse and recycle Brisbane.Major cities in the world such as Brisbane definitely needs to adapt this concept in order forthem to reduce the amount of waste being generated in the city as it as a growing rate ofpopulation and industrialization, to reuse materials that were otherwise thought to be no longeruseful and to recycle to be able to obtain the many benefits that it has.Adopting these ideas can reduce residual waste that ultimately necessitates disposal.Implementing waste management plan involves first the segregation of waste streams tooptimize reuse and recycling where it is found to be essential and to control and safety treatwaste. Recycling Brisbane as one way of managing waste can be very beneficial to theenvironment in many ways.