Creating a Waste Circular Economy
The waste circular economy, also known as the circular economy of waste, is an economic system that aims to minimize waste generation and maximize the reuse, recycling, and recovery of materials. It is a departure from the traditional linear economy, which follows a “take-make-dispose” model.
In a waste circular economy, the focus is on keeping resources in use for as long as possible and extracting maximum value from them. It involves designing products and processes that are sustainable, promoting the recycling and repurposing of materials, and minimizing the generation of waste. The ultimate goal is to create a closed-loop system where waste is considered a valuable resource and is continuously cycled back into the production process.
Key principles of the waste circular economy include: Reduce, Reduce, Recycle, Recover, Regenerate (the five Rs).
Managing Waste Dumpsite
A waste dumpsite, also known as a landfill or rubbish dump, is a designated area where waste materials are disposed of. It is a location where solid waste, such as household rubbish, construction debris, and industrial waste, is deposited and managed.
Some key points about waste dumpsites: Environmental Considerations, Regulations and Guidelines, Transition to Sustainable Waste Management.
Environmental Considerations: Waste dumpsites can have adverse effects on the environment if not properly managed. Contamination of soil, groundwater, and nearby water bodies is a concern. Dumpsites may also emit methane gas, a potent greenhouse gas, which contributes to climate change.
Transition to Sustainable Waste Management: In recent years, there has been a global shift towards more sustainable waste management practices, including a move away from traditional dumpsites. The emphasis is now on waste reduction, recycling, composting, and the development of engineered landfills that minimize environmental impact.
For full list of services, contact us…
Waste Management and Biomass/Waste-to-Energy Initiative Creating a Waste Circular Economy The waste circular economy, also known as the circular economy of waste, is an economic system that aims to minimize
Nopal cactus Opuntia for Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Over the last decade, Stratus Consult Limited (SCL) has promoted the use of Nopal cactus Opuntia as a soil rescue mechanism for