Rubbish Clearance Garbage Pick-up
Most communities require household refuse to be stored in durable, easily cleaned containers with tight-fitting covers in order to minimize rodent or insect infestation and offensive odours. Galvanized metal containers and plastic containers with a 30-gallon capacity are the most common. However, some communities have larger containers that can be manually lifted and emptied into pickup trucks.
A well-planned system will be required to efficiently manage the generation and storage of solid waste. This is the process by which the waste is managed to achieve hygienic, efficient and economic solid waste storage, collection, processing or disposal without polluting the atmosphere, soil or water systems (USEPA 2000).
Waste is generated by households, industries or businesses, schools, hospitals, schools and other institutions. The waste generated can be organic, inorganic and mixed. Some wastes are dangerous and should be treated before being disposed. These include, but are not limited to, medical wastes, chemicals, batteries, paints and coatings, electronic equipment, radioactive materials, liquid, contaminated food, textiles, paper and cardboard,
The amount of wastes produced varies depending on country, socioeconomic status and the way in which these wastes are handled and generated by various entities. There are many different types of wastes: paper, plastics, glass, food, metal, and non-metals like dead animals and construction debris.
Most developed countries have laws that regulate Youngs Waste Clearance collection and disposal. However, in most developing nations, especially in large metropolitan areas, the government has failed regulate the management wastes, resulting in inefficient, indiscriminate as well as inefficient solid refuse disposal practices.
Recycling waste products is an important strategy to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfills and the pollution it causes. This is done through the collection and sorting of waste and its transportation to a location where it can be reprocessed. Newspapers are a common source of recycled materials.
There are many non-governmental and government agencies involved in solid trash management at the local, state, and federal levels. These include State Waste Management Boards, Operation Cleanup, Special Environmental task forces and Local Government Environmental Department etc.
Many agencies are involved in the disposal and management of hazardous wastes. The EPA and DOT are responsible for developing regulations, policies and standards to determine what constitutes hazardous waste. This includes regulations and policies for the disposal toxic and infectious wastes.
Some of the most regulated wastes in the United States include chemicals, sewage and wastewater, and industrial wastes. These wastes could cause serious contamination, which can pose a threat to human health and the wildlife they are surrounded by.
Through a range of programs, including training, research, and technical support, the EPA focuses on reducing harmful wastes’ impact on the environment, human health, and the environment. These efforts aim to improve the ability of the public, private sector and other stakeholders to safely handle hazardous waste.