Our surrounding makes our colony or community. A clear community defines a clear and healthy society. But this phenomena is beyond the truth of present scenario. There are several kinds of waste that must play a role in increasing pollution such as air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution etc. There are number of mode of by which wastes are produce, such as garbage from our home, plastics, bottles, old and trash furniture, old wooden things, broken materials, drainage waste, industrial waste etc. These waste / trash are not dumb properly into the dumping area and clean by the Municipal Corporation.
People living in slum or rural areas are not completely aware of how to manage their daily waste. In order to degrade these wastes a good and well planned waste management is require.
Today’s world waste or trash is increasing day by day and this inclusion is causing harm to our society and our environment as well.
Due to an increase in pollution, our society, nation or world is in big trouble because the generation of waste is getting doubled day by day therefore this inclusion affecting the lives of many people. People living in slum area, rural area as well as town and small city are facing many problems and getting involves in many disease.
People who lives in slums area are very close to waste disposal area are liable suffer from various diseases and putting their lives in danger. In order to have a healthy life, well hygiene and complete sanitization and proper food is their necessity. Subsequently, it is only possible with proper waste management.
Increasing uses of plastic bags, plastic material, plastic equipment and plastic bottles have become a huge problem in order to manage waste as plastic is been made by such a chemical that never be degraded.
Plastic bags and plastic materials are not only the problem of environment but also very dangerous for economic system, due to this pond, lake, river and sea is polluted and so as the animals lives too. It also take as poison for land animals because those animals who eat waste from the trash areas may lost their lives as it is not decomposed in their digestive system.
Plastics wastes are also responsible for the blockage of drainages and sewers and when its rain heavily we do face water logging and flood. This many have a great impact on our social and economic life.
Therefore these are some brief information as mentioned above regarding the problems waste / trash in my community as per having an acknowledgement of waste materials, plastic bags, plastic materials, chemical waste, household waste etc. Hence we need to spread more awareness as well as alertness programme among the people and the government should also be responsible to make smart decision and solution for the waste maintenance. It is the responsibility of the people of community to make out some necessarily programme on waste management.
Waste management is the managing of waste by disposal and recycling of it. More over waste management needs proper techniques keeping in mind the environmental situation. For example there are various methods and techniques by which the waste is disposed off.
There are basically two types of waste, namely (i) wet waste and (ii) dry waste.
i) Wet waste are those waste that produce by different kinds of factories, chemical waste, liquid waste from bakeries, workshops and fabric factories and household waste etc.
ii) Dry waste can be count as small amount of paper, glass materials, carton boxes and plastic bags, toys, kitchen tools or utensils, discarded packaging, toxic materials such as, paint, batteries, plastic diapers (nappies), motor oil, oil pesticides, cleaning products container and food containers.
The waste management should start from community to separate the waste into two different collecting boxes, one for the dry waste and the other for wet waste. Waste can be separated by the households or by the people who collect it. Whatever system our community uses to separate and collect waste for reuse, recycle or disposal. It is important for those who do the work to be respected and paid for their efforts.
Kerala is a great example where plastic bags and other items are gathered and stored one by one and after couple of months a company’s van come to collect those plastic item and keep the community neat and clean.