As we all know hazardous waste has the potential to cause damage or threats to public health, animals and to the environment. It should be disposed of properly if not it will results in many dangerous health issues to the environment by polluting the air, land, and water in the nearby areas. Improper disposal of hazardous waste not only cause issues to the employees and environment but also it is illegal and may result in heavy fine charges. They are in the form of solids, liquids, or gases. It should be disposed of like other normal trash in landfills. But instead, it must be securely disposed in order not to cause any human and environmental issues.
Some of the hazardous materials from the construction and industrial waste that needs to be disposed of properly like,
- Fluorescent lamps
- Pressure gauges
- Thermostats containing mercury
- Mercury or lead-based batteries
- Types of glues
Hazardous chemicals include,
- Nitric acid
- Sulphur dioxide
In today’s scenario, the use of hazardous materials is increased with the rise in modern technology and electronic equipment. The one and the best option that the people have now are to make sure that they are properly reducing the risk of harm that they create in the society.
Here are 5 techniques to reduce the effect of hazardous material by maintaining the hazardous waste disposal properly.
Use Of Incineration
By burning the material in high temperature is the best way to reduce the effect on waste. With burning the flammable waste, we can achieve energy sources from them which can be reused. But one disadvantage is that this will release a toxic gas which affects the environment, but latest technology has some effective device to reduce the limit of emissions.
Recycling the battery or parts of the phone may use rather than disposing of them.
Find Hazardous Waste Collection Nearby your Area
Oftentimes, the government will arrange some days for waste collection. But if you are in urgent need, you can contact the local higher official or local municipal where they will be able to help you to dispose of.
Syringes and Drugs should be Disposed of Carefully
Many pharmacies will maintain the disposal box where the people can throw away their used syringes.
If have an extra oil or fertilizer that is left over after your usage, share it with a person who needs!
By using the above methods, people can enjoy the safe and secure environment.