Reduction Of Waste

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Reduction Of Waste

  1. 1. Commonly, it is the stuff we throw Away Like rubbish, waste, trash, refuse
  2. 2. How Much Waste Do We Create? Each person generates ~ 2.7 kg of garbage each day. Together, Indians produce more than 31 million tones of garbage each year. That’s roughly the same volume of piling up 31 million average family cars!
  3. 3. 19% 14% 24% Organics Paper and Cardboard 43% Plastics Wood Products
  4. 4.    Approximately 67.2 % of India’s 31 million tonnes of garbage is disposed of in a landfill. A landfill is a large area of land or an excavated site that is specifically designed and built to receive garbage. India has over 10,000 landfill sites.
  5. 5. More People More Garbage  Less Available Landfill Space.  Also, all waste items can’t be recycled and are not biodegradable.
  6. 6. Reduce Waste
  7. 7. Extend the product life cycle by using it again, repairing it, or creating new usages 1 2 3 4 5 6 Replace disposable with reusable Buy used instead of new Recycle your cans Maintain your car; it'll last longer Reupholster a raggedy old sofa instead of throwing it out Replace disposable alkaline batteries with rechargeable batteries
  8. 8. Extend the product life cycle by using it again, repairing it, or creating new usages Using durable coffee mugs. Using cloth napkins or towels. Refilling bottles. Donating old magazines or surplus equipment. Reusing boxes. Turning empty jars into containers for leftover food. Purchasing refillable pens and pencils. Participating in a paint collection and reuse program.
  9. 9. Glassware Cookbooks Kitchen gadgets Kitchen Appliances Pots / pans Mixing bowls Water pitchers Magazines Newspapers
  10. 10. 100 80 60 40 20 0 99 62 50 28
  11. 11. Conserve space in existing landfills and clean fills and reduce the need for future landfills and clean fills. Reduces pollution and energy consumption associated with the manufacturing of new materials. For destructive demolition, reduce other impacts (e.g. noise, dust and traffic) on surrounding properties and streets. For construction, more efficient use of products means reduced costs of purchasing new materials.

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