We all must segregate the by using color coded bins to recycle the waste. we can save the environment by recycling the waste. There are certain things are not required around the house are kept aside to be sold to Kabadiwala or the Person who Buy old items. These can newspaper, used bottles, magazines, carry bags, old books, Oil cans, Glass, Paper Etc. This is one form of Segregation of waste, which is done at almost all households. Segregation our waste is essential as the amount of waste being generated today caused immense problem. There are certain items are not Bio Degradable but can be reused or recycled in fact it is believed that a larger portion of the waste can be recycled, a part of can be converted to compost, and only a smaller portion of it is real waste that has no use and has to be discarded.
Household waste should be separated daily into different dustbins for the different categories of waste such as Wet & Dry Waste which should be disposed of separately. One should also keep a dustbin for toxic wastes such as medicines, batteries, dried paints, old bulbs and dried shoe polish. Wet wastes, which consist of leftover foodstuff, vegetables, peels etc. should be put in a compost pit and compost can be used as manure in the garden. Dry waste consisting of cans, aluminium foils, plastics, metal, glass and paper could be recycled. If we do not dispose of the waste in a systematic manner than more than 1400 sq. km of land which the size of the city of Delhi would be required in the country by the year 2047 to dispose of it.
Segregation of Waste:-
Waste Can be segregated as :-
1. Bio Degradable Waste:- Bio Degradable waste includes organic waste, e.g. kitchen waste, vegetables, fruits, flowers, leaves from the garden and paper.
2. Non Bio Degradable Waste:-
Non Biodegradable can be further segregated into:-
A – Recyclable Waste- Plastics, Paper, Glass, Metal Etc.
B- Toxic Waste:- – Old Medicine, paints, Chemicals, bulbs, Spray Cans, fertilizer and pesticide containers, batteries, shoe polish.
C- Soiled:- Hospital waste such as cloth soiled with blood and other body fluids. Toxic & soiled waste must be disposed of with utmost care.
THE COLOR CODING OF WASTE BINS
Organic is Green, Glass is Yellow, Paper is White,
Metal is Grey, Plastic is Blue, Hazard is Red!