Q. 204.6( 8 Votes )

What is solid waste? Explain best practices for solid waste management. (AS1)

Answer :

"solid waste may be defined as the organic and inorganic waste produced by various activities of the society which have lost their value to the first user."

Or


"Solid waste is a mixture of plastics, cloth, glass, metal and organic matter, sewage, sewage sludge, building debris, generated from households commercial and industries establishments add to soil pollution."


Methods of solid waste are listed below—


i. Open burning


ii. Sanitary landfills


iii. Natural breakdown


iv. Recycling


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