• Waste segregation means that less waste goes to landfill which is good for human health and environment.
  • It is cheaper and and much easier to recycle the waste.
  • wastes can cause long term health problems for people and specially for waste pickers, so it is very important that they are disposed of correctly and safely and not mixed in with the normal waste.


  • Waste disposal is one of the major problem faced by all Nations. The problem has further increased in cities because of shortage of dumping sites.
  • In this major problem affecting waste management are unscientific treatment, improper collection of waste and ethical problem. This turn leads to hazards like environment degradation, water pollution and air pollution.