Waste management: know its importance for the environment

One of the biggest problems in society today is environmental pollution, and waste management is essential for the health of the environment.

And the big challenge is the economic feasibility of the projects, since we already have enough technology. Studies show that where there is a specialized workforce, there is also a developed market that employs many people and guarantees profits for its investors. All this, without forgetting environmental protection.

What are these residues?

These residues are, in general, discarded materials that can be reintroduced into the production system. In many cases, this concept starts with the user’s decision. The moment he decides whether to discard a product, or if he is going to donate it to someone else, the waste is created or not.

Countries and economic blocs usually define waste in their own way.

How does this waste management work?

In short, waste management is the act of providing solutions for any and all problems caused by the impact of waste. These solutions can be methodological or technological and need to meet the legal requirements of each country.

Solid waste management can be understood as a set of activities related to waste and which are therefore part of waste management itself.

Transports and disposes of various types of waste, such as:

  • Class A – is reusable or recyclable waste as aggregate, such as:
  • Construction, demolition, renovations and repairs to paving and other infrastructure works, including soil from earthworks;
  • Construction, demolition, renovation and repair of buildings: ceramic components (bricks, blocks, tiles, cladding plates etc.), mortar and concrete;
  • The manufacturing and/or demolition process of precast concrete parts (blocks, tubes, curbs, etc.) produced at construction sites;
  • Class B – recyclable waste for other destinations, such as:
  • Plastics, paper, cardboard, metals, glass, wood and plaster;
  • Class C – is wastes for which economically viable technologies or applications have not been developed that allow its recycling or recovery;
  • Class D – hazardous waste arising from the construction process, such as paints, solvents, oils and others or those contaminated or harmful to health arising from demolitions, renovations and repairs of radiological clinics, industrial facilities and others, as well as tiles and other objects and materials containing asbestos or other products harmful to health.

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