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Why should we segregate our waste ?

Why should we segregate our waste ?

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Waste segregation - Why ? Startup doc Waste segregation - Why ? Startup doc Presentation Transcript

  • Garbage segregation Why should we do it ?
  • Bangalore Garden city then Garbage city now
  • Life story of our garbage Its birth - thrown out of our homes
  • Carted off in trucks Picked up by pourakarmikas
  • Finally Dumped in waste dumps Our garbage never dies. It haunts us forever, breeding diseases in the dump, or fouling our air with toxic gases. Or burnt
  • fatal dioxins Heavy metals CO, CO2, NO2 Our garbage Poisons our air
  • Our garbage Causes diseases and global warming Generates CO2, methane - Global warming . 1 cubic meter of garbage breeds 7.5 lakh flies , with disease bearing bacteria. Stray dogs, pests like Mice, Rats, Cockroaches etc. dwell and thrive in heaps of garbage.
  • Our garbage Poisons the water we drink
  • Decomposition times Banana Peel: 3-4 weeks Paper Bag: 1 month Cardboard:  2 months Wool Sock : 1 year Tinned Steel Can:   ? 50 years
  • Decomposition times Beer Can: ? 200-500 years Disposable Diapers: 550 years Plastic Bags :   ? 20-1000 years Plastic Jug : ?1 million years Glass : ? 1-2 million years Styrofoam: ? 1+ million years
  • What our garbage is doing to us is horrifying
  • The good news Our waste is someone else's raw material The solution is to segregate, so the garbage can be Reused or Recycled Mixed waste pollutes. Segregated waste is clean, a Resource.
    • Waste is right matter
    • in the wrong place
    • The value of the dry waste is reduced if it is soiled.
    • The value of biodegradable material is also reduced if mixed with dry waste.
    Dry waste Bio-degradable waste