The huge population on Earth produces tonnes of waste. These get clustered at various points of our dwelling area and cause hazardous diseases. For this, we need to set up proper waste collection mechanisms which will help us begin the process. Effective methods such as door-to-door pick-up and proper distribution of waste by setting up dustbins around the city will help in the proper collection of waste material.
After these harmful catalysts of certain diseases have been collected, these can then be disposed of in a proper manner. The methods that are followed are usually landfills and incineration. These basically help in case of land assortment. Thermal treatment on waste in the incinerators before they are landfilled remove the harmful materials from the wastes that accumulate.
Using waste in a better manner through recycling adds another dimension to the waste. Several recycling technologies are being used such as converting the harmless waste into something useful. There are recycled products in the market too such as paper, cups, showpieces, etc. Plastic wastes can easily be recycled, which is a great benefit to the environment, considering the fact that dumping it will prove harmful for the soil beneath.
Thus, waste management should be the first priority in any township management set-up. Awareness amongst the people is also another thing which adds to this.