The waste situation around the world is definitely not looking any better. Many efforts are being done, however, these efforts still boil down to consumption behaviours. The fewer goods there are in production, the less waste there is. As such, not only is the waste affecting the world around, it definitely is getting to all of us. There are so many negative effects around especially with improper waste disposal. These are effects that you should avoid to maintain your health.

Foul smell

One of the most obvious effects of garbage accumulation and further waste disposal is the presence of foul smell. Having foul odours around extremely affects everybody in the area. It affects the mood of everybody negatively. Take care of your garbage to avoid these smells.

Messy surroundings

Another effect of garbage disposal is messy surroundings. This is especially more noticeable for unsegregated garbage that’s dumped in an area without regard. Imagine all the space wasted to rubbish if you don’t dispose of them properly and in order.

Injuries and damages

One alarming effect of waste is actually the injury and damage it can pose to people nearby. If you’re disposing of garbage that’s prone to giving off injury and pain, like glass shards or some sharp thing, the people who will handle the waste can potentially get hurt. Pay special attention and disposal to these kinds of things included in your trash dump before having them for collection.

Lost of space

The more garbage accumulates, the more space it takes up. The space you can potentially use for something else becomes a smelly dump when the trash is not placed in properly. Always segregate and keep your trash in order to make things more efficient.

Potential infection and hazards

Since garbage is dirty, it can be a new host of source for pathogens. Bacteria and virus will thrive in dirty areas since it is very viable to house in when left alone. A lot of smell coming from dirty waste areas come from microorganisms doing their life processes in the middle of garbage. Lessen these specimen by keeping your waste disposal as clean as possible.

An infestation of pests and rodent

Pests and rodents are always on the lookout for new food sources. If you dispose of waste, expect that other animals can access them especially when they’re not in properly and meticulously. Insects like ants and flies can also benefit from it which can mean that your home might end up with lots of unwanted pests too.

Degrade to wildlife habitat

Dumping garbage doesn’t only affect us. It also affects the animals that are around. Wildlife that in nature can be victims due to poisoning from harmful garbage. The ocean is a vast example of marine wildlife that has been a harmful host to all kinds of garbage. Keep your trash away from animals and habitual environments.

Water contamination

Water contamination is not a new thing affected by overflowing garbage. Freshwater sources have been contaminated with chemicals that are sometimes not disposed of properly. Big industries usually throw many of their liquid waste in bodies of water. Be attentive to your local water sources and do your part in proper waste disposal.

Soil contamination

Along with water contamination is soil contamination. Since bodies of water are near land sources, contamination’s from water can easily carry over to land. Soil compositions will change and shrubs growing near them can get affected too. Your plant sources might be in trouble if some hazardous liquid waste seeps through.

Air contamination

With garbage disposal comes different ways to get rid of the trash. Air contamination can very much be in effect if you choose to incinerate your rubbish. Practise proper waste disposal by letting expert rubbish removalists take care of your waste. Burning them can contaminate the air around you. Don’t put your health in danger because of garbage.


Here at Paul’s Rubbish Removal, we practise utmost standard with dealing your waste. You don’t have to worry about your garbage affecting the world negatively. We also want to take an active part in making your waste as clean as possible. If you need rubbish removal services, don’t hesitate to give us a call. 

Call our mobile number at 0407 125 125 or send us your concern or enquiry here:

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    Les Thompson - Bondi
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