Environmental Concerns

Plastic Waste Problems in the World
  • Plastics are ever present in the world
  • It is popular due to its properties and low cost
  • Their unique properties are:
    • Durability
    • Resistance to weather
    • Unsusceptible to biological attack hence it will remain in the environment for a long time

  • It is a waste treatment that dispose waste materials by burial
  • It is the most common methods of organized waste disposal in many places around the world
  • Non Biodegradable waste will remain underneath the land forever
  • Hazardous substances will affect land quality

  • Litters are problem created by human behaviour
  • Litters are pollution
  • Marine life will be affected by litters

  • Waste Treatment Technology involving combustion of material using thermal treatment
  • Incineration has a number of output to the atmosphere, which includes:
    • Particulate matter
    • Heavy metals
    • Dioxins
    • Furans
    • Sulphur dioxide
    • Hydrochloric acid