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How to treat the solid waste at home

We understand as solid waste any object that no longer serves, is a waste or garbage. In ecology we distinguish four large groups of solid waste: industrial, agricultural, commercial and domestic. It is essential for the environment to treat them properly so that they are less harmful to the environment. Take note of the following recommendations on how to treat solid waste generated at home.

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What to do with solid waste

The first thing is to recognize and separate solid waste from the total garbage generated at home.

Within solid waste, separate organic objects from those that are not (inorganic).

When you have them classified, take advantage of the organic solid waste to prepare a compost or use it as compost for your plants.

It reclassifies inorganic waste, separating them according to the materials that compose them, whether they are glass, plastic, metal or cardboard.

You can take these objects to recycling centers or in specialized places where they take care of conditioning them for reuse. In many cities there are containers differentiated by colors to deposit each of these wastes.

It places the waste without an ecological destination in a controlled landfill so that it can be processed properly avoiding contamination, then the urban cleaning services will be in charge of collecting it.

Finally, there is the possibility of entering them in an incineration plant to be treated with special thermal systems and combustion chambers that prevent the emission of toxic gases and pollutants.

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