Trash disposal is a major issue all over the world these days. I, myself, have faced many difficulties disposing off household trash up until recently and was forced to search for alternate options to remove the accumulated plastic waste. A quick search for disposal options in my city was eye-opening! There are so many options provided by authorities in my city, Kannur, I just had to share the information with you all.
I believe information on garbage disposal options in Kannur is not widespread, and people are still relying on burning household wastes in their own backyards.
Managing organic waste/food waste is easy, few options are : *Digging pits in your house compound.
*Anaerobic digestion: i.e by using biogas reactors. Biogas is a type of biofuel that is naturally produced from the decomposition of organic waste. Biogas reactors can be set up at home with the help of professionals or on your own. *Composting (Most Effective One!): - Decomposition of organic matter
- Can be made using wood or rotary drum. Use lid to avoid rats. - End product can be used for agricultural purposes. - Home composting can be made in garden area or balcony side. - Better to avoid fish, meat, dairy products & sanitary materials.
- You can also get help to install your compost pit. Kannur Cooperation helps with pipe compost installation for a payment of 90 INR.
Now for non- biodegradable waste! First and foremost, rules-to-follow :
Reduce : - Start with simple things like avoiding use of plastic straws, or taking your own carry-bag along for shopping ; can make a big difference in the long run. - Carrying your own container for food parcels & buying only what you need is a method that’s worked effectively in many countries.
- Try to reuse your plastic goods for other purposes. (Lots of DIY options available online) - Teach your kids to use both sides of the paper! Reuse half-used notebooks for the next year or as diaries/practice books/for rough notes.
- Keep seperate bins at home for recycling. You can handover these items to recycling centres.
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