Topics: Waste, Biodegradable waste, Recycling Pages: 4 (717 words) Published: July 30, 2014
Philippines is now facing many problems and one of these are “WASTES”. There are two kinds of wastes the “NON-BIODEGRADABLE”(Di-Nabubulok) and “BIODEGRADABLE” (Nabubulok) but what if it’s mixed with each other? Would there be a new problem or is there people be affected? Or it is harmless to all of us?

Schools are launching programs for segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste and it is called the “WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM”. So it only means that segregation is very important! The students, teachers and school personnel health are at risk if wastes are not segregated. Everyone has to imply with the rules of segregation for us to be healthy.

But now let’s differentiate the non-biodegradable and biodegradable wastes. There are many kinds of biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes and some of the examples of biodegradable wastes are: left-over, paper, wood ad etc. and the example of non-biodegradable wastes are: styrofoam, plastics, hairstrands and etc.

Then non-biodegradable wastes are the ones who caused the calamities that happen in our society now a day. It takes more than 50 years for them to decompose. It is also the waste that will never break down into part of the earth. Non-biodegradable wastes are the main problem of the society. We humans are the major cause of the non-biodegradable waste everywhere; we create all sorts of plastic bags, glass, styrofoam and etc. even if we know that this waste will not decompose easily. How are we going to lessen the use of this non-biodegradable material? What can we do to help prevent calamities cause by this waste?

Segregation is very important especially when we are talking about waste. We as an ordinary citizen of our country or as an ordinary student can help even in little things that we do. We can prevent the...
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