Household waste is waste which is generated in the day to day operations of a household. It can include everything from unfinished food to worn out toothbrushes.
UK's citizens throw away 11.9 million tons of household waste annually, or 0.45 tons per household per year. From these 11.9 million tons, Londoners are responsible for 1.6 million tons.
One of most important issues is the amount of waste.
People can radically reduce the amount of it if they just think for a while before toss something in the garbage. There are many recycling programs which accept paper, cans, bottles, glass and other items which can be reused. Read the rest of this entry »