Sustainable waste management has become a basic need for every household. With increased awareness about environmental protection, more people are tending to get rid of their trash in eco-friendly ways. However, the key to effective waste disposal is proper management of trash and recycling materials. For this purpose, one needs to figure out what can and cannot be recycled and store it accordingly. On the other hand, knowing how exactly you should store your waste can reduce your effort and time spent on collecting different types of wastes from your house regularly.
Rent A Skip Bin For Avoiding Unnecessary Hassles And Expenses
Skip bins are mainly used by construction companies and recycling centers for waste disposal. However, you can hire a skip bin in order to dispose of your household trash conveniently. The process is reasonably quick and easy. If you are thinking about whether the skip bin should be emptied on specific days or not, then you do not need to worry at all since professional companies collect these bins no matter when they get full. They visit every week, and some take same-day requests.
It is always better to keep two separate boxes or bags for storing rubbish and recyclables. This will make it easier for you to collect wet and dry wastes separately, subsequently making it easy for recycling plants to identify the kinds of wastes they want to recycle.
Use Plastic Or Paper Bags To Store Wet Waste
It is ideal to use plastic or paper bags for storing wet waste. Plastic bags will help you avoid leakage while paper bags will ensure that the smell of the trash does not spread in your house. You can also segregate dry and wet wastes further by using different colored garbage bins like black and green bins respectively. Make sure that you label each of them clearly with a “wet” and “dry” tag so that you do not have any problems when disposing of different types of household wastes.
Store Sanitary And Other Hygiene Waste In A Separate Container
When it comes to storing sanitary and hygiene waste, you should ideally use a separate container for this purpose. This way, you can avoid mixing up these wastes with other household garbage. Another good idea is to keep the bin in your bathroom so that all the wastes are easily disposed of in one go. It is always better to wear gloves when dealing with hygiene or sanitary waste since they are hazardous for our health if mishandled.
Store Different Types Of Hazardous Waste In Separate Containers
Hazardous wastes are one of the biggest problems in modern-day households. Disposing of these wastes requires special attention since they can cause serious damage if handled incorrectly. It is always better to keep hazardous wastes in separate containers so that they can easily be identified when you are disposing of them. Moreover, it is best if you hire professional help for the disposal of these kinds of wastes since using normal garbage bins will not suffice in this case.
Use Bins With Lids For Emptying The Trash
It is always better to use bins with lids since they can help you maintain your household clean. It is sufficient to cover up the bag just before removing it from the bin so that all bad odours are taken outside your house only when the lid is opened. Nets or fine wire mesh on top of some garbage bins also helps in preventing flies or rodents from getting inside while still ensuring proper aeration within.
It is always better to know the proper way of storing different types of wastes generated in your house. If done correctly, it will help you to avoid any unnecessary hassles and expenses that arise out of poor waste disposal methods.
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