Why is Waste Management important?
As human beings, we have a very important role in the world. As of now, we are still surviving because wastes are still collected. But, are we really doing our part? How much waste do you generate every day? Are you doing something to lessen the amount of waste or you just simply contribute without even considering how much you have?
We must learn the value of waste management before it’s too late because every resident, business establishments and factories produce tons of wastes in a day. Think about the capacity of our landfills. If those tons of wastes will just keep on coming, then we will surely have mountains made out of rubbish. Do you really want this to happen? Of course, we should not let this worse scenario to exist.
If only we can have a full and clear understanding of how important waste management is, then waste disposal will never be an issue. Waste management is not the sole obligation and responsibility of the government or the authorities. Every citizen must participate and cooperate with the programs regarding waste management, such as recycling. In such way we can lessen the amount of wastes disposed every day.
Protecting the Environment
Do you know that wastes, especially improper waste disposal affects the environment? There are even those who dumps their wastes on the water. And then, these rotten wastes on the landfills even produce dangerous gases. Those activities will surely destroy the environment if not given an immediate action.
What will happen to the environment if people will continue doing those kinds of abuse? Of course, the water will be polluted and so with the air that we are inhaling every day. This kind of environment destruction will affect the habitat of the animals.
Fishes will not survive in a dirty water. How can they eat and swim freely in the water? How can the small fishes grow? Do you want to end up with rivers and oceans without fishes on it? People eat sea foods and there are also those who earns money from it. Therefore, we are also affected. So, we better think about this and consider it as a major concern.
Protecting the Health of every Individual
We cannot live in a dirty environment. Insects and other animals stay on the rotten garbage. If we will also live with them, then our health is at risk. We can get various illnesses in such dirty environment. It may even start from a simple sickness and end up with an epidemic that may kill thousands of lives. If we care for our health, then we should start disposing wastes properly and start reducing waste.
There are factories releasing chemicals that are harmful to the environment, to the people living near the factories and to the people working in those factories. People will also acquire health problems due to the chemicals that are inhaled every day. If these factories will not do anything to keep the health of these people and the environment, then a disaster may happen.