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What is garbage? What does garbage consist of?
Garbage is defined as anything that cannot be re-used and is waste. It usually comprises of waste from household. Garbage consists of vegetable/fruit peels, paper, plastic, cans, used packaging material, left-over food, etc.
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Name the wastes which are generated in your house daily. What measures would you take for their disposal?NCERT - Science Exemplar
Every household produces a lot of material A daily. In one of the methods of disposal B, material A is burned at a very high temperature of about 1000°C in a structure called C. During this process, the organic matter present is removed as D and E whereas F is left behind (which can be dumped in a landfill site).
(a) What is material A
(b) Name the method of disposal B.
(c) What is structure C known as?
(d) What are
(ii) E, and
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In the following groups of materials, which group (s) contains only non-biodegradable items?
i. Wood, paper, leather
ii. Polythene, detergent, PVC
iii. Plastic, detergent, grass
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After the examinations Rakesh with his friends went on a picnic to a nearby park. All friends carried cooked food packed in plastic bags or plastic cans. After eating the food some friends collected the leftover food and plastic bags etc. and planned to dispose them off by burning. Rakesh immediately checked them and suggested to segregate the leftover food and peels of fruits from the plastic materials and respectively dispose them off separately in the green and red dustbins placed in the corner of the park.
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