Landfills produce polluting gases and liquids, contaminating all the environment around, air, water courses and soil.
Incinerators are also a big source of toxic pollution. Harmful pollutants may be emitted into the air, soil and water without effective controls.
Both human health and the environment can be directly affected by pollution. It’s in the air we breathe, the water we swim in and the food we eat through soil contamination and polluted water.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency an average person dumps almost 4.5 pounds of waste into landfills every single day. Here are some useful tips to help households reduce, reuse and recycle:
Whilst these all seem like small savings, in total and in the long run it could really make a difference to your bills and also contributes to saving the environment!