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The Remarkable Benefits of Waste Segregation

The Remarkable Benefits of Waste Segregation






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    • The Remarkable Benefits of Waste Segregation It is not a secret that there are many benefits of waste segregation. It is basically the process of dividing waste products in an effort to minimize, reprocess and reuse materials. It enables more of the wastes produced by households and businesses to be recycled which will then reduce the drain on natural resources and energy used when manufacturing new products. Apart from that, it also reduces the amount of waste materials that have to go to landfills and incinerators which is environmentally beneficial as well. The most common recyclable items are paper, glass, cardboard, metal and certain types of plastics. Most of these items can be found at home. These items are to be segregated from non-recyclables by waste management companies and homeowners in order for them to be reused. Biodegradable items like food, grass, yard clippings and other things that can be broken down naturally are separated in the process of waste segregation. Biodegradable items are usually used for composing purposes and are recycled back into the environment. This method of waste disposal Brisbane helps reduce the quantity of waste that are to be burned in incinerators and buried in landfills making it highly beneficial. Batteries are large source of toxins which can be spread easily into the environment it not properly segregated and recycled. Certain cities and states have set up designated areas for individuals to drop their used batteries off. Without proper segregation of waste especially batteries, people can be susceptible to various health conditions as they can pollute water and air. Apart from batteries, electronic products including televisions, computers, stereos and other home appliances are other types of wastes that can be segregated and recycled. There are also collection centers designated by states and cities to recycle such products.