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Solid Waste Engineering

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781305635203

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ISBN: 9781305635203
Chapter 1, Problem 1.9P
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Give three examples of waste reduction that you might be able to implement in your everyday life.

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Three examples from our day-to-day life to reduce waste.

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Sources of waste are generally estimated daily. If that can be mitigated, there will be huge reduction in the waste generation. For this, I like to do three things in this regard.

Composting:

Either we can throw away organic matter in garbage for easy recovery or build a composting pit in our backyard. If a seed is thrown in to that pit it will grow into tree or become fertilizers for the ones that grow. The process of aeration should be done every day without fail for uniform decomposition.

Scrap market:

All materials that have been already produced which can’t be recycled or reused can be sold in scrap markets...

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