Question 1

  1. Waste can be classified into five types of waste which is all commonly found around the house. These include liquid waste, solid rubbish, organic waste, recyclable rubbish and hazardous waste..
  2. Poor waste management contributes to climate change and air pollution, and directly affects many ecosystems and species. Landfills, considered the last resort in the waste hierarchy, release methane, a very powerful greenhouse gas linked to climate change.
  3. Firstly, the non-segregated waste adversely affects human health by giving rise to different infections and diseases. waste pickers or people living near the area where mixed waste is piled up are at a great risk of such disorders. Secondly, it reduces the chances of recycling the waste.

Question 2

  1. Trishul (NGO) from Mumbai did the project on waste segregation , recycle and up cycle in March 2013.

Question 3

  1. Proper segregation of waste will help us to create green jobs, reduce consumption of virgin resources and also promote gor innovations and investment.
  2. It will also help to reduce transportation of waste, emissions, life of landfill increases and risk to the ecosystem goes down.