Waste or garbage handling and disposal is one of the biggest headaches for the administrators. Due to mishandling or improper disposal mechanism there are several environmental issues raised all across the world. The biggest threat is handling and disposal of certain grade plastic waste and electronic waste.
Due to improper management of garbage, it is causing major issues across the world like global warming, various types of diseases, drinking water pollution etc. Since the volume of waste is growing day by day and authorities started thinking about the reusability of the product and garbage. This is high time for us to think about the potential reusability of a product before throwing it into trash bin and this will contribute toward having a green earth. Here is a list of 7 best ways to reuse the waste:
The management of old news papers is a big tussles and we need to think about its effective reusability. The newspaper can be used to replace plastic bags to pack small groceries in the grocery shops and this will help to reuse newspaper as well as avoid the threat of increasing plastic bag pollution. The another way is to convert the newspaper into new products like door mats, table mats etc.
2. Plastic bags
Plastic bags are popular because it is cheap and easy to use. Due to this the volume of plastic bag waste is huge. Most of the plastic bags never biodegrade and it will create huge pollution. The only way to control the waste is reuse the plastic bags again and again. The shops should insist the customers to carry their own bags for getting additional discounts and they should charge higher amount for each new bag used by the customer. This will force the customers to reuse the plastic bags again and again.
Electronic wastage is going to be one of the biggest wastes. The only method to reduce this is reusing the electronic equipment by donating it to someone who is willing to use it further. For printer ink cartridges refill the ink and reuse it again and again. This will reduce the cost of the print and reduce the waste.
4. Tins and cans
Tins and cans can be effectively reused, by way of making various by products from this. The pull tabs for can which we used to throw to the trash bin, can be used to make various products like hand bags, hooks etc. The other way to reuse the can and tins is to make furniture for your garden or other open spaces. Since the furniture is made out of metal the life time will be longer even though if you put this outside your home.
Clothes can be reused by converting them into doormats, artificial flowers, cushion covers, carpets and hand bags and shopping bags. The old bed sheets can be converted as the door curtains. The old denim trousers can be converted as doormats by way of stripping the denim into one inch and weaving it across. Use the old curtain as rags for cleaning your house and car. The old bed sheets can also be used to make bed for pets. These are couple of ideas to reuse cloth waste. There are many more can be done if you think in those lines.
6. Plastic bottles
Plastic waste handling is one of the toughest tasks. Plastic bottles can be reused in many ways. The bottom of plastic bottle can be reused as funnel and the bottom part can be used for cultivating small plants.
7. Wine corks
13 billion wine corks are used in a year. Since wine corks are 100% natural and it can be reused by way of making floor tiles, Christmas Wreath, photo frames and small ornaments etc.
There are many more things in our daily life which can be reused in a better way this will help us to keep the nature greener and ecofriendly. Reuse is the best option compare to recycle, since recycle requires energy consumption.