The proper waste disposal involves the procedures of Recycling, Sustainability and Energy Recovery.

Recycling Recycling – The widely known meaning of ‘recycling’ refers to the large scale collection and reuse of everyday waste materials like empty containers. They are collected and sorted into common types in order to reprocess the raw materials with which the items are made of, into new products. The raw material for recycling can be separately collected from general waste by using dedicated bins and collection vehicles. It is also sorted directly from mixed waste streams. Some of the commonly recycled consumer products are steel food, aluminium beverage cans, aerosol cans, glass bottles and jars, HDPE and PET bottles, newspapers, magazines, and paperboard cartons. In addition to these, the PVC, LDPE, and PP are also recyclable though they are not commonly collected. They composed of a single type of material and thus are easy to recycle into new products. The complex products like computers and electronic equipment are more difficult to recycle as they require additional dismantling and separation.

Sustainability – The Waste Management plays a major role in maintaining a business’s ISO14001 accreditations. The companies are expected to enhance their environmental efficiencies by improving a company’s waste management procedures with a latest recycling service like recycling of glass, cardboard, plastic bottles, food waste and paper.

Energy recovery – It is possible to harness the energy content of waste products directly by using them as a source of direct combustion fuel. They can also be used indirectly by processing them into different type of fuel. There are various ways of recycling through thermal treatment and it ranges from heating to anaerobic digestion, using waste as a fuel source for cooking and the use of the gas fuel for boilers for producing steam and electricity in a turbine. The common form of thermal treatment includes Pyrolysis and gasification where waste materials are heated to high temperatures with the availability of limited oxygen.

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