By Dylan Flint
The correct disposal of waste materials is an absolute necessity as with the advancement of technology pollution has reached its peak. If not dealt with correctly then survival itself can be challenged. Particularly in the urban area where the concrete, asbestos and smoke from the factories have already created adverse effects on the environment, the proper litter management has become an imperative. A discourse is provided here about how you can deal with the junk so that it least pollutes the environment.
Significance of reducing Ravage to the Landfill
In most cases it so happens that you deposit the green fritters materials in the landfills itself. In there, the decomposition of these materials occurs without oxygen. This is an anaerobic process that forms methane and odorous gases. You will be shocked to know that these gases have about 25 times more potential of global warming than carbon dioxide.
Leachate which is a kind of liquid that is produced in the landfills during the decomposition of the materials. This must be handled in a proper and careful manner. Otherwise, it can pollute waterways and groundwater if not contained. Thus, by reducing the deposition of these substances in the landfills, you help in the reduction of the emissions of the greenhouse gases and consequently, minimise the production of leachate and odour. But this is not the only benefit that you get from the proper removal of garbage.
In order to sort out a way through which everyone benefits here is a mind blowing way of doing away with the garden junk.
Composting: an Environment-Friendly Way
Once put in the trash bin where garden litters are deposited, these get composted there. Composting is a natural process of decomposition. The decomposition here occurs aerobically, that is, with oxygen. If this method is followed then, even the soil can get fertile and the quality of the soil also gets improved.
With the help of composting, the same trash can be converted into high-quality natural soil conditioners such as composts, mulches, potting mixtures and blended soils that are used for horticulture, landscaping as well as agriculture. This is one method how the green garbage can be returned to the soil itself thus enriching the soil and helping in the growth of the healthy pastures and crops that lead to the production of food for everyone.
Apart from these composts also help support the minute organisms that live in the soil. They, in turn, contribute to reducing the diseases of the plant and serves in the availability of the nutrients to the soil. These materials also help the plants to grow longer root systems and decrease the requirement of pesticides and fertilizers for quality enhancement of the soil.