Proper Waste Disposal

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PROPER WASTE DISPOSAL: IS IT REALLY OBSERVED AND PRACTICED?
Clarence Hannah Tan Dalida
JUBILEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Acknowledgements
First of all, I would like to thank my wonderful parents whose support has inspired me greatly in making a willful choice in doing my best. I appreciate the skills that they have imparted to me to upon doing this research and their editing of my work has been of great help.
Also, I would like to thank the library of Trinity College for being a good source of books which had aided me in writing the main body of this research.
Very special thanks to my fellow classmates who have been readers to my research paper and who have pointed out my mistakes. I would like to thank them for exchanging ideas with me and for
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Proper waste disposal reduces the impact of waste into the atmosphere by observing the proper methods of disposing. Because improper disposal of our wastes imposes cost on others, waste disposal has been a big political issue. Dirty disposal methods such as dumping are big problems nowadays. Though the easiest among any method, it creates health risks for the public. Waste disposal was not always observed and monitored properly; therefore, everyone must comply with the methods used in order to achieve environmental advantages. Achieving this awareness in proper waste disposal is important to lessen the waste we dispose improperly.

Discussion
Waste disposal is either disposing our wastes in water, on land, or anywhere. Waste is usually managed where it can prevent the releasing of pollutants in our environment. Before disposing our wastes, it is a must that they may be classified according to its physical, chemical, and biological characteristics. By classifying them according to consistency is the major way of classification; whether it is a liquid waste, a solid waste, or sludge. Liquid wastes must be less than 1% solid. On the other hand, solid wastes must contain less than 70% water. Sludge is another classification of waste materials; being somewhere in between a liquid and a solid. It must contain 3 and 25% solid and the rest is made up of water.
Hazardous and Non-hazardous Wastes One must also know how to
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