Compaction in Solid Waste Management

Solid waste management is the process of handling and disposing of solid waste. It is a key element of public health and environmental protection. Solid waste can include both biodegradable and non-biodegradable materials.  Biodegradable solid waste, such as food waste and paper, can be broken down by microorganisms. Non-biodegradable solid waste, such as plastic and […]

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What is FOGO?

FOGO stands for “food and green organics,” and refers to biodegradable waste such as: Fruit peels Tea bags Grass clippings Properly managing this type of waste is important because it prevents the release of harmful methane gas during landfill decomposition, and instead can be composted or used as renewable energy. FOGO waste also helps to […]

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How to Manage Construction and Demolition Waste

Construction and demolition (C&D) waste is waste generated from construction activities such as excavating, demolition, and construction of buildings. It also results from land clearing activities such as the construction of roads, bridges, and tunnels. With the large amount of C&D waste that is generated, there are some methods to manage them. Construction and demolition […]

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Is Waste Sorting Important? Does It Matter?

Waste sorting is the process of separating different types of waste materials based on their characteristics and disposal requirements. While it may seem like a small and simple task, waste sorting is a crucial step in the waste management process that has numerous benefits for both the environment and the community. In this article, we […]

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Benefits of Waste Management

Waste management is one of the most important environmental protection strategies. The main benefits of waste management are to reduce pollution, conserve resources, and prevent damage to ecosystems. By properly disposing of waste, we can greatly reduce the number of harmful chemicals and pollutants that enter our water, air, and soil. This not only protects […]

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