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What can I do about waste?

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What can I do about my waste?

What can I do about my waste?


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  • 1. Do I like this?
  • 2. So what can I do? ? ??
  • 3. STEP 1: Stop Mixing all waste and throwing it ALL out in one plastic bag
  • 4. STEP 2: Know your different kinds of waste Wet Organic Waste Cardboard, Paper, Plastic, Metal, Glass Hazardous/ Toxic Waste Rejects - to landfill 1 2 3 4
  • 5. When I mix plastic with tomato peels - I cannot use the plastic or the tomato When they are separate - each of these things can be recycled except for rejects
  • 6. STEP 3: I will store Plastic, Paper, Glass and Metal Waste in separate boxes
  • 7. Because then I can sell this clean and separated material to the recyclers. This will ensure that it does not reach a dumpsite
  • 8. STEP 4: Store all my E-waste in a box - the box will take some time to fill up - when full - I will go and deposit it at a E-Waste recycler (All the large Indian cities have such companies)
  • 9. STEP 5: Store all my Hazardous Waste in a box and go and deposit it at a Hospital or Medical Waste Pick up Service (All the large Indian cities have such companies) Cosmetics and Paints are highly toxic and need special treatment before they can be dumped
  • 10. Because then I can give this separated material to the specific recyclers. This will ensure that it does not reach a dumpsite and cause pollution
  • 11. STEP 6: Throw all my Reject Waste in a box or paper bag for collection by the municipal pick up service (All the large Indian cities have such facility)
  • 12. Because then I can save money on the black plastic bags = 365 bags per year and on plastic bags lining my dustbins. This will ensure that it I send less plastic bags to the dumpsite
  • 13. STEP 7: Collect all my Organic Wet waste in a container in the kitchen for composting at home. This can include waste food, bones, tea bags, tissue paper, mango seeds
  • 14. Because then I can convert it into compost - which is nutrient rich top soil for the earth. This will ensure no methane production at the dumpsite
  • 15. Daily Dump provides many different composting options for homes, a block of flats, a office and schools
  • 16. Organic Waste Segregate at individual home level - DAILY Choose the appropriate container for the different kinds of waste Recyclable WasteRejects Hazardous / Toxic DAILY Organic Waste Rejects SEGREGATE COLLECT CLOSE LOOP WEEKLY Recyclable Waste Hazardous / Toxic Compost Send to landfill Sell to recyclers Return to factory Summary
  • 17. I CAN make the world a better place
  • 18. www.dailydump.org