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Short Communication - (2022) Volume 12, Issue 6

The Significance of Waste Management: Methods and Benefits
Mario Geske*
Department of Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
*Correspondence: Mario Geske, Department of Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Email:

Received: 02-May-2022, Manuscript No. IJWR-22-17583; Editor assigned: 05-May-2022, Pre QC No. IJWR-22-17583(PQ); Reviewed: 26-May-2022, QC No. IJWR-22-17583; Revised: 01-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. IJWR-22-17583(R); Published: 07-Jun-2022, DOI: 10.35248/2252-5211.22.12.476


Waste management lessens waste's negative effects on the environment, human health, and other factors. Additionally, it can aid in the recycling or reuse of materials like paper, cans, glass, and others. There are several types of waste management that involve the elimination of hazardous or toxic materials that are solid, liquid, gaseous, or vapour. When considering trash management, a number of factors need to be taken into account, including waste transportation, recycling, avoidance, and reduction strategies [1]. It also provides a range of options for recycling goods that aren't considered garbage during the process.

If not properly disposed of, non-biodegradable and toxic wastes like radioactive remains have the potential to harm both the environment and people's health. Concerns about waste management have been raised, with population expansion and industrialisation as the main issues. Here are a few techniques for getting rid of garbage. Burying the waste in the ground is the main focus of this waste disposal process.

Recycling is the process of turning discarded items into new ones in order to save energy and fresh raw material use. Recycling helps to conserve natural resources for future use, minimize greenhouse gas emissions, air and water pollution, and the amount of waste that goes to landfills [2]. Composting is a simple and organic bio-degradation process that converts organic wastes, such as plant remnants, garden debris, and kitchen scraps, into nutrient-rich nourishment for your plants.

Combustion of garbage is a component of incineration. This process involves heating the waste material at extremely high temperatures where it is transformed into products like heat, gas, steam, and ash. In addition to eliminating subsequent waste, proper waste management also lessens the intensity and impact of hazardous greenhouse gases like carbon-di-oxide, carbonmono- oxide, and methane that are frequently released from collected wastes in landfills. By managing garbage, we can considerably lessen the number of things that have a negative influence on the environment and minimize our dependency on landfills [3,4].

Recycling is one of the most crucial aspects of waste management because it eventually helps with energy saving. One of the most prominent examples of this benefit is the practice of recycling paper. The most of us are aware that thousands of trees must be cut down in order to produce paper. Recycling discarded paper to create new paper drastically reduces the need to cut down trees [5]. This saves electricity while lowering your carbon footprint.


There are hundreds of jobs created by the recycling business alone. As more individuals start using this environmentally friendly technique, businesses that make and sell recycled goods become more prominent. In addition to enhancing their business, this also generates hundreds of jobs. Resource recovery is the process of taking usable leftovers for a particular subsequent use. The components and resources from these abandoned goods are subsequently extracted, recovered, or transformed into usable heat, power, or fuel. Recycling is the process of turning discarded items into new ones in order to save energy and fresh raw material use. The third step in the hierarchy of waste reduction, reuse, and recycling is recycling. Recycling aims to cut down on energy use, landfill space, air and water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and the depletion of natural resources for future use.


Citation: Geske M (2022) The Significance of Waste Management: Methods and Benefits. Int J Waste Resour. 12:476.

Copyright: © 2022 Geske M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.