Waste management is essential in today ’s society. Due to an increase in population, the generation of waste is doubling day by day. Moreover, the increase in waste is affecting the lives of many people.
Waste management is the management of waste by disposal and recycling of it. Moreover, waste management needs proper techniques keeping in mind the environmental situations. For instance, there are various methods and techniques by which the waste is disposed of. You must have come across 5 R’s to save the environment: refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle.
Q. Effective segregation of wastes at the point of generation is very important. Select the appropriate statements giving the importance of waste segregation.
(1) less waste goes to the landfills
(2) better for public health and the environment
(3) help in reducing the waste
(4) resulting in deterioration of a waste picker ’s health