If it is not, it can cost more than the business it generates. It can and can seriously affect the health of humans, wildlife and our environment. The persons who wander for collecting the discarded things for selling purpose through wastes also suffer from various health problems like respiratory problem from inhaling particles, infection from direct contact with contaminated materials which lead to headache, diarrhea, fever and cough and cold. Many chemicals and disposable items are also produced from these units. Septic systems can easily become a source of nutrient pollution if not properly maintained. To name a few, they are Lufthansa of West Germany, British Airways of United Kingdom and Air France for France.
Some agrochemicals like chlorinated pesticides disposed in water accumulate in the aquatic food chains and enter the human body causing heavy infection. These industries produce different types of waste products. Mere dumping of Domestic Waste without treatment in nearby locality should be avoided by the local municipal authorities. Waste to energy: i Gasification: It is the process in which chemical decomposition of biomass takes place in the presence of controlled amounts of oxygen, producing a gas. In birds, these substances can affect the egg production and bone formation. Air Fares are subject to increasingly competitive conditions.
Once ground water is polluted with hazardous wastes, it is very often not possible to reverse the damage. The pollutants added in the soil enter the human body through water or air through the food chain. Detergents can cause liver and kidney damage, while sewage water carries diseases that may be extremely harmful to the human body, and all of the sea life around the area. In recent years, the losses to agriculture and animal life due to fluoride content have greatly increased. Some of the common solid wastes obtained from these places include glass, rubber waste, plastics, food wastes, wood, paper, metals, cardboard materials, electronics as well as.
These undergo violent chemical reactions and are exploded to generate heat and toxic gases. Some of the solid waste brought about by the municipal services include, street cleaning, wastes from parks and beaches, wastewater treatment plants, landscaping wastes and wastes from recreational areas including sludge. Reuse or recycle when ever possible. Metal, dusts, asbestos and hydrocarbons shorten the life span and cause deterioration of nervous system and there is additional risk of cancer. Many water borne diseases prevalent in the Indian population, like cholera, typhoid, gastroenteritis and hepatitis are due to polluted water. Traditionally, these items are processed and cleaned before they are recycled. These toxic gases have a potential of causing various diseases including cancer.
If the water was contaminated with disease-causing bacteria, these could be consumed as food by shellfish. Items in this group include surgical items, pharmaceuticals, blood, body parts, wound dressing materials, needles and syringes Agricultural sources of waste: Typically, this is waste generated by agricultural activities. Other sources of radioactive wastes are from mining of radioactive substances and atomic explosion etc. After a few days of decomposition, a foul smell is produced and it becomes a breeding ground for different types of disease causing insects as well as infectious organisms. For example, by recycling of solid waste in 1996, the United States prevented, the release of 33 million tons, of carbon into the air roughly the amount emitted annually by 25 million cars.
There should be separate waste disposal policy through the Central Government and should separately allocate budget and work with the help of effective institutional arrangements at local level. Waste items include concrete debris, wood, earth, huge package boxes and plastics from the building materials and the like. Commercial Stores, hotels, restaurants, markets, office buildings, etc. The most common practice is to discharge it on the ground, nallahs, rivers and other water bodies, often without any treatment. There is no system of segregation of organic, inorganic and recyclable wastes at the household level. People should make use of thing which they can use for long time and not just use and throw. · Waste from food preparation, dishwashing, garbage, toilets, baths, showers, and sinks, etc.
Commercial Waste Commercial wastes are produced in the schools, colleges, shops, and offices. Recycling can create valuable resources and it generates a host of environmental, financial, and social benefits. It occurs when the farmers spray their land with pesticides and fertilisers which then run off the land when its raining , into nearby water sources. Technology has given rise to automation and this in turn has led to a profound effect on our environment. Agricultural Waste Various wastes produced in the agricultural field are known as agricultural wastes. The exposure may cause disorders of nervous system, genetic defects, skin diseases and even caner. Agricultural Wastes : Sources of Agricultural Wastes : The waste generated by agriculture includes waste from crops and live stock.
Some rodenticides as strychnine, sodium fluoro-acetate etc. East Asia and Pacific Region. Carcinogenic or mutagenic causing biological changes in the children of exposed people and animals. The waste is then transported, usually over long distances, to a processing or disposal site. The oil pollutants may affect man, plants and animals.
Even in recent judgement of Rajasthan High court in the Suo Motu action taken against the administration of Jaipur city, Justice D. The wastes are composed by the action of bacteria and fungi. This is particularly common in old cities that are modernizing. The impact of land pollution on human health is indirect. Waste that we see in our surroundings is also known as garbage. Industrialization has brought a lot of good things and bad things as well.
Before discussing different sources of wastes, let us get a brief idea about various types of wastes that we generate. The main thing you can do is avoid adding to the problem. Some of the participating housing estates more than doubled the quantity of recyclables they recovered. Electronic sources of waste: This is waste from electronic and electrical devices. These two kinds of wastes are explained below: Biodegradable waste These are the wastes that come from our kitchen and it includes food remains, garden waste, etc. Most of the lead absorbed by people is stored in the bones.