Overhaul The Waste Management Industry With 10 Small Business Ideas

Waste Management Industry

A whole good lot of waste is generated in almost every corner of the earth on a daily basis - from domestic waste to medical waste and all the way to industrial waste. Even if we bury it all, it will take ages to decompose and will only lead towards environmental degradation and global warming. That’s why the world needs the waste management industry. While many people wouldn’t indulge in the waste management business because of the filth ...

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Waste Management Trends For 2016

Waste Management

Apparently, Al-Gore was right in his documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.” The earth is in trouble. But global warming is only part of the problem. Trash mismanagement is to blame as well. Global e-waste dumping is only one instance of trash mismanagement, where the US solves its e-waste problem by dumping most of it in other countries. There, the waste is processed by illegal recyclers in ways that are devastating to human health and the environment. If that isn’t ...

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How Consumers Combat Climate Change – Living for a Cause

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The earth is screwed no thanks to global warming. There are some researchers who predict that temperatures will continue to rise for decades. This is already happening as we speak! The polar ice caps are melting too rapidly. Some species, like seals are taking the brunt of this change and are becoming scarce. If that isn’t enough, scientists say that their scarcity recently compelled a polar bear, their primary predator, to eat its own kind. However, all is not ...

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Turn E-Waste Eco Friendly – Upcycle And Reuse

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Can an ex Smartphone kill you? It can especially if you live in Guiyu where your old phone will probably be left to rot in a landfill next to other types of electronic waste. This waste is not recycled and is burnt or dismantled manually by local residents. As a result, ash from burning piles of e-waste ends up in the city’s canals and streams. Anything that cannot be used or dismantled is left in a landfill where it ...

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Is E-Waste Not Actually Waste? – 3 Reasons Why

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Did you know that a large number of what is considered as electronic waste is not waste at all. E-waste can be reused if it is recycled. Discarded electronics are recycled in processing plants where they are harvested for valuable ferrous components like palladium, nickel and iron. In fact, it is estimated that over 35,274 lbs of copper, 772 lbs of silver, 75 lbs of gold and 33 lbs of palladium can be recovered from over a million ...

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