Concise Selina Solutions for Class 9 Biology Chapter 19 Waste Generation and Management

Waste is anything which you decide to or are required to, throw away. Waste generation and management. Production processes, low durability of goods and unsustainable consumption patterns. The generation of waste reflects a loss of materials and energy and imposes economic and environmental costs on society for its collection, treatment and disposal. Wastes are produced from different activities such as household activities, agricultural activities, industrial activities, hospitals, educational institutions, mining operations, and so on. These sources general different types of wastes, many of which are hazardous.

Millions and trillions of tons of wastes are continuously being generated by a man every year, which is why there is a great need for us to understand the types of wastes and how we can manage this waste properly.