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Improper Waste Disposal

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Proper waste disposal minimizes the spread of infections and reduces the risk of accidental injury to staff, clients, visitors, and the local community and it helps provide an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere. It also reduces odors and reduces the likelihood of contamination of the soil or ground water with chemicals or microorganisms. Biodegradable waste is a type of waste, typically originating from plant or animal sources, which may be broken down by other living organisms. Non-biodegradable is a type of waste that cannot be broken down by other living organisms. As the number of people increases in a certain place, the state of being industrialized is also increasing. So, it tells us that waste management is becoming a serious problem not only in the Philippines but also all over the world. Proper way of waste disposal is the most crucial issue to the public, especially to the health of the people and the effect of it in the environment. In order to prevent this kind of problem in our society, we must learn the proper disposal of our garbage. It helps us to have a cleaner environment and lessen the chances of spreading diseases due to the improper waste disposal and it also lessen the possibility of contamination in not only in air, land, but as well as in ground water. If you are aiming to have a cleaner environment, we can use the different alternative as follows: 1.) SEGREGATING

a. It is the process of separating biodegradable and non-biodegradable garbage. Biodegradable:
Wood
Sticks
Leaves
Saw dust
Peel of the fruits/vegetables
Non-biodegradable
Plastics
Candy wrappers
Empty bottles / cans
Plastic cups
cloth
string
wire
metals
2.)    COMPOSTING
It is the process where biodegradable waste is place in certain tank or a hole (Leaves Saw dust, Peel of the fruits/vegetables). It will be place there for a certain time to let it decompose by the help of the decomposers. After the decomposition, the decompose waste can now be used as a...