On August 15, in his Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the ban on single-use plastic i.e. plastic bags, cups, plates, pet bottles, straws and sachets under Plastic Waste Free India campaign from 2nd October 2019. Though it is not a sudden ban on single-use plastic, there is a big concern among the people and businesses alike. This campaign aims to end the use of single-use plastic by 2022. Understanding the Problem
First, we have to understand that plastic is a very useful material. It is easy to produce, it is cheap, and many industries are already built around it. Plastic is used by everyone in their daily lives.
Cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and Kolkata are the highest plastic waste generators. Plastic waste is a global problem.In India, the state of Sikkim is a pioneer in waste management.Menace of plastic waste is a big threat to the existence of our planet. In this particular waste management essay, we shall be concentrating mainly on plastic waste because it is one of the biggest looming threats to our country. There are other waste as well which are organic and inorganic nature which can be artificially or naturally degraded but plastic is one such material where scientists have failed to find a suitable solution for degradation.
The solution to waste management cannot be implemented by the government or officers sitting miles away from your home. As the saying goes, charity begins at home, the solution to waste management should be started within our homes. As the saying goes, charity begins at home, the solution to waste management should be started within our homes. Firstly while disposing of waste, segregation of waste into liquid waste, solid waste, organic waste, inorganic waste and plastic waste should be categorized well.
Plastic waste should be as much as possible reused and the organic and inorganic waste, instead of throwing away, can be used as compost in our backyard or in our gardens. While waste management can start at our house, there should be enough awareness and educational programs that the government should conduct to make people aware of the impending threat of plastics in our society.In the cities households are wasting food and plastic and throw on the road and some places in the colonies ans colonies household donot have option to separate their domestic garbage so they use to put in one plastic bag and put on muncipality garbage bin . Reducing,Reusing,Recycling and Recovering of waste behaviour can make changes our environment .Through this concept it may treating and safely disposing of waste and it is possible to prevent the pollution and ecological degradation .In this activity so many people are under target and focus group, which may become beneficiary and part of this program .In our country there are rag pickers in various places that are involving to collect the garbage and the part of our social and economic situation ,by involving the rag pickers and unemployed youth it is possible to promote and ensuring the effective delivery of waste from household and industries they will pay some amount for servicing in weekly or monthly ,so that in this way the waste to wealth is converted and it leads to good wealth of our country. TANKING YOU