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WASTE DISPOSAL
· What is waste?
· Who monitors and controls the disposal
of waste?
· How is it disposed of?
· Disposal of waste to landfill…read more

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WHAT IS WASTE?
· Waste is rubbish people at home and
work discard because they no longer
need it.
· England and Wales produce 400 million
tonnes of waste every year.
· Careful management is needed so its
effect on the environment and human
health is minimal.…read more

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TYPES OF WASTE
· Controlled Waste
­ Household, industrial and commercial
waste
­ May be classified further as:
· Inert
· Non-Hazardous
· Hazardous
· Non-controlled Waste
­ Agricultural, mining and quarry waste…read more

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TYPES OF WASTE (Cont.)…read more

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Around 70% of controlled waste is sent to landfill.…read more

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