What do you mean by Garbage?

Garbage is a Waste or unwanted or unusable materials. It is any substance which is discarded after primary use or is worthless, defective and of no use. 

The seven most common types of garbage are:

1. Liquid or Solid Household Waste. This can be called 'municipal waste' or 'black bag waste' and is the type of general household rubbish we all have.

2. Hazardous Waste. 

3. Medical/Clinical Waste. 

4. Electrical Waste (E-Waste). 

5. Recyclable Waste. 

6. Construction & Demolition Debris. 

7. Green Waste. Examples include chemical substances, paper, unwanted or rotten food, broken glass or chair, etc.


Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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