Created on April 7, 2022
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But.. what is waste?
Objects which are no longer of any use to us are called WASTE
In everyday life, humans generate a lot of waste and throw it away:
they are defective
they are no more useful
Why do we waste things?
they are unwanted
they are old and worthless
What happens to the waste?
It undergoes a series of processes
Sources of waste
generated in our house during everyday activities
generated in various industrial processes
waste from hospitals, laboratories, nursing homes
generated in different agricultural acivities
waste products of nuclear power plants: radioactive minerals and metals
heavy metal residues polluting air and water near mines
Electronic waste e-waste
Classification of waste
On the basis of moisture
According to the form of waste
According to properties:
According to the effect on life and environment
- no harmful effect on our life or environment
-toxic and harmful to humans, animals and plants-inflammable-reactive-corrosive-explosive
computers, smartphones, fax machines, TV sets etc
It may lead to pollution of air, water, soil
Why do need to learn about waste?
It may cause serious health hazard to people and animals
Remember about recycling!!!
Take e-waste to a dedicated recycling facility
Try returning the item to the manufacturer
Find opportunities for reuse
What should we do with e-waste
Postpone upgrading for as long as you can
In the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, car parts and mirror surfaces were used to produce silver and gold medals
Follow the example!
The Japanese made all of the Olympic medals out of recycled material (smatphones, laptops etc) for the 2020 Tokyo Olimpics
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