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5 Types of Industrial Rubbish

Most products that you use at home or in the office have been manufactured by a certain industry. These industries usually produce a lot of waste during the process. In this article, we are going to discuss and outline 5 types of industrial rubbish.

  1. Chemical waste

Chemical waste is typically produced by factories, power plants, warehouses and processing centres. Chemical waste is usually dangerous or harmful, meaning that proper waste disposal techniques must be abided by. Chemical waste disposal must adhere to the guidelines that various governments and environmental agencies have put in place so that it does not harm humans, plants and other living things. Chemical waste must be handled in an isolated site and needs to be handled by a licenced waste management company such as Suez (formerly known as Sita) to ensure compliance with safety, health and legal requirements.

  1. Hazardous waste

Similar to chemical waste, hazardous waste is waste that poses a threat to the public or to the environment. They can be reactive (can easily explode), inflammable (can easily catch fire), toxic (poisonous to animals and humans) or corrosive (can eat through metals).

In Australia, the law requires companies or individuals dealing with hazardous products to ensure that their waste is disposed safely under a strict supervision from relevant authorities in each state. Some examples of hazardous waste include pesticides, old propane tanks, equipment that contain mercury such as fluorescent bulbs or thermostats, fire extinguishers, old batteries among many others. Again, hazardous waste needs to be disposed at specially designated facilities such as Suez.

  1. Solid waste

Solid wastes are typically any garbage or rubbish that we produce in our place of work, home or office. These waste include things like old newspapers, food waste and broken furniture. Some solid waste can be recycled and reused. The majority of these waste are also harmful to humans and the environment. Especially if they are not handled well. You need to ensure that the solid waste that you produce at home or office are collected on time to prevent them from posing a health risk to people and animals around.

  1. Liquid waste

Liquid waste is waste that comes in non-solid form. They include point and non-point source discharges from wastewater, liquid used to clean industries, waste detergents, stormwater and liquid used to clean around the house. It is also important to note that some solid waste can be converted to liquid waste for easy disposal.

  1. Organic waste

Organic waste is waste that comes from animal and plant sources. Typically, they include waste from food, flower trimming, animal droppings, vegetables and fruit peels. Organic wastes are biodegradable meaning that they can be easily broken down by other organisms over time. Most people usually turn their organic waste into manure and use it in their garden as a fertiliser. However, organic waste still needs to be handled with care because they contain bacteria that are harmful to humans.

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Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a Digital Content Writer for Paul's Rubbish Removal. Sarah is a huge advocate for recycling, environmental sustainability, health and well-being and has a genuine love for all sea animals. Keep up with Sarah by following Paul's Rubbish Removal blog!

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