Negative Effects Of Waste Management

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Man’s survival entails a good clean living environment. However, how can we survive if the earth is full of waste materials? Life depends much on the planet that we live in.
It is a fact that the production of waste has been growing at an amount greater than the economic growth of a certain place. In developing countries, their population is rapidly increasing side by side with their economy. With this, there is also urbanization within their community that brings a high living standards. This further results to the generation of waste (Guerrero, L. A., Maas, G., & Hogland, W., 2013). These summed up to an unintended and negative impact on the environment with the great acceleration of waste.
As a matter of fact, researches on waste management were conducted in different countries such as China (Wei, L., & Liu, Y., 2012), India (Bhat, V., & Patil, Y., 2014), Tanzania (Membe, M.P., 2015), Australia and Japan. These suggest that one of the major problems faced by the world is the growing amount of waste that is produced everyday.
According to Bhada-Tata, Hoornweg & Kennedy (2013) in their article entitled, “Waste Production Must Peak this Century,” the earth is suffering from the effects of today’s waste and is on a path to more than triple quantities. In their estimation, solid waste generation rates globally with more than triple from 3.5 million tons per day in 2010 and will exceed 11 million tons per day by 2100 if “business as usual scenario” or the
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