Difficulties of disposal of waste

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The causes of waste pollution

Rapid urbanisation means theat LEDC's struggle to dispose of their waste because of:

  • Money
    • Cannot afford to dispose of waste safely.
    • Toxic waste is too expensive to dispose of safely.
  • Infrastructure
    • LEDC's lack the lorries to collect the waste.
    • LEDC's also lack wide roads so the lorries can't use them.
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Effects of waste pollution

  • The amount of waste generated is so large it is an enormous problem.
  • 7025 tonnes of rubbish is produced every day in Mumbai.
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The solution to reduce waste pollution

  • Increase recycling.
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