How to get rid of waste products?
We all more or less know what food we eat and of what products it is made, what things we use and of what details they consist. But are we familiarized enough with what we leave after ourselves? Are we informed enough about consequences and damages for environment made by simply thrown piece of paper, spit out gum or dinner leftovers in our bin? Do we know how each of us could help to get rid of all kind of waste products?
But the first question that should be asked is: what is a waste product? It is any unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted. material. There are many types of waste products: hazardous waste (e.g. Chemicals), food waste, medical waste, pollutant, wastewater.
There are no harmless waste products. They affect environment, interfere with our health and welfare. Waste can be a cause of many diseases, such as yellow fever, plague and even cancer. Also, growing amount of waste products has influenced world’s social and economic sides. Governments have to invest more money and increase budgets for environment protection, refuse collection and removal.
However, there are ways how to get rid of waste or at least how to reduce its amount. For example, in Copenhagen there is a waste (paper, plastic) burning factory. It was opened in 1970s and works very productively till nowadays. This factory is one of the most important weapons against waste in Denmark.
... to some less toxic nitrogenous waste product such as uric acid or urea. Other waste products of the body include carbon ... The principal waste products generated by metabolic activities in most animals are water, ... used in the body are removed, and through excretion, waste products of used substances which are potentially harmful are removed. ...
Also there are a lot simpler methods how to reduce waste products extent and each of us can easily contribute to it. Sure, one person cannot change this serious situation, but if everybody puts some personal effort into fighting with trash, we can change something and we can make our lives if not better than cleaner and safer indeed.
First of all, we can start from sorting. The main elements into which you can split waste products at your home are paper, glass, plastic and other waste (metal, electronics).
Everything you have to do is to throw rubbish into proper bins. It’s easy, it’s effective and it helps to reduce waste by remaking unusable materials into new products.
Next thing you can do is planning, i.e. before you go to shop to buy products , make a list what you will really need, think what you will cook, who will eat this, so you won’t buy unnecessary items, which will not be used. It will help to get rid of leftovers. This way of getting rid of waste will require more effort and will, but it’s very beneficial.
There is also one thing that all pet lovers must do. If you have a dog, cat or any other pet, you have to scoop up their excrements after a walk down the street, in a park or in any public place or even your yard. There is a law for it and if you go beyond it you can get to 3000 penalty. There is no need to explain why it’s important and necessary because it has to be obvious for all.
One of the easiest ways to be involved in getting rid of waste is to go to shop and buy ecological bag. It’s practical, clever and it will save you money. And also you will be very stylish, because these bags are on the top of fashion. Even famous people propagate them.
And finally, when you already changed your littering habits, don’t forget to promote these “getting rid of waste rules” for your friends. Get them involved in world changing alongside with you.
We all want to live in a safe, healthy and clean planet, so just do it, help to get rid of waste products. The future is in your hands!