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Environmental Effects of Poor Waste Management

environmental effects of poor waste management

Traditionally, health and safety have been the major concerns in the management of the solid waste eventual effective disposal. However, society now demands more than this: that the solid waste management system should consider both short- and long-term effects on the environment (including conservation of resources and prevention of pollution), ... Read More »

Land Disposal Definition – What Is Land Disposal

land disposal

The disposal of solid waste on land into water bodies has been widespread ever since populations settled and grew. But before the development of consumer-based societies and industrialisation, disposal of waste did not create a significant problem owing to the presence of a vast amount of land water bodies which ... Read More »