Improper Disposal of Waste in some villages of City of San Fernando, Pampanga

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“Improper Disposal of Waste in some villages of City of San Fernando, Pampnaga"

Nowadays, we are suffering environmental dilemmas such as global warming, flash floods, and etc. One of the causes of these problem is the ignorance or misbehavior of the people towards waste management or proper disposal of waste. Some people are reckless in throwing their garbage. They do not think to consequences that can results to their action on the environment as well as on health.

According to Freedictionary. Com, waste disposal. Removing and destroying or storing damaged, used or other unwanted domestic, agricultural or industrial products and substances. Disposal includes burning, burial at landfill sites or at sea, and recycling.

Improper waste disposal is the disposal of waste that has a negative consequences for the environment. Examples include soil, water and air pollution can all be a result of improper waste disposal and occurs when either of them becomes contaminated with hazardous materials. Not only does this contribute to the creation of a greenhouse gas effects but also causes significant harm to marine and wildlife.

(Junk – king, 2017)

 

CAUSES

1.)         Ignorance – Ignorance of people about proper waste disposal. People are unware of consequences of their unwise acts.

2.)         Laziness – Can cause improper waste/garbage disposal because of the people do not know or do not following the correct rules in proper disposal of waste. In addition some people are just throw their waste everywhere they want.

3.)         Greed – example burning tires of wheel and plastic instead of keeping it or trade the excess automobile car tires to maximize on it.

EFFECTS

Affects our Health

Like lung disease, heart problem, skin irritation, problem or abnormality in breathing and more.

Affects our Climate

Examples include soil, water and air pollution can all be a result of improper waste disposal and occurs when either of them becomes contaminated with hazardous materials. Not only does this contribute to the creation of a greenhouse gas effects but also causes significant harm to marine and wildlife.

(Junk – king, 2017)

Air Pollution

The open burning of waste causes air pollution or greenhouse effects, for example burning of rubber and plastic.

 

How can we solve it?

Decomposed

decomposed means to break down or decay, like tree leaves that decompose into dirt, or cell phone batteries that decompose, resulting in more frequent charging for the user.

https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/decompose

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

 “The three R's – reduce, reuse and recycle – all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. They conserve natural resources, landfill space and energy. Plus, the three R's save land and money communities must use to dispose of waste in landfills.
https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/reduce-reuse-recycle.php

So what are you waiting for, say No to improper disposal of waste and say Yes to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.