List the biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste products in your school. What are the best ways to get rid of this garbage?

Wastes found in our schools are given below:
Biodegradable wastes:
  1. Paper container
  2. Chalk boxes
  3. Pencil scraps
  4. Faeces and urine
  5. Loose and torn waste paper of exercise notebooks and diaries
  6. leaves and twigs
  7. Fruit peels and flower wastes
Non-biodegradable wastes:
  1.  Broken glasswares
  2. Plastic and geometrical instruments
  3. Plastic and polythene containers
  4. Wrappers of toffee, aluminium foil
Disposal of Wastes:
Biodegradable garbage can be put in a pit made in a corner of the school compound. Steps for making Manure:
  • Cover the garbage with soil, spray some quantity of water.
  • When this pit is full of degradable items cover it with a mixture of dung and clay for a few weeks.
  • After a few weeks when odour stops coming out from the pit.
  • It indicates that all the degradable material has been converted into compost manure.
The non-biodegradable garbage can be sold to Kabari or can be dumped in a landfill.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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