What is waste management doing to the environment? Poor waste management – ranging from non-existing collection systems to ineffective disposal –causes air pollution, water and soil contamination. Open and unsanitary landfills contribute to contamination of drinking water and can cause infection and transmit diseases.
How can waste management be more sustainable?
- Reduce Paper and Ink.
- Find Reusable Options in the Break Room.
- Donate Anything Useful.
- Recycle When You Can’t Avoid Waste.
- Compost Your Lunches.
Is waste management a sustainable company? We’ve been leading sustainability efforts long before it became the buzzword it is today. Our business is built not just on the idea of sustainability but the real world practice of it. We use every tool at our disposal to make sustainability an integral part of everyday life.
How do the 5 R’s of waste management promote sustainability? According to the 5 R’s, four actions should be taken, if possible, prior to ‘recycling’: refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and then recycle. Incorporating this methodology into your business’ waste reduction and recycling efforts will minimize landfill waste and help take your recycling program to the next level.