Use of Municipal Waste Island for New Urban Development
Municipal waste produced by citizens and that includes food, paper, and plastics.
Industrial waste that consists of oil, chemical materials, and the like, which is sometimes hazardous to human health.
Medical waste, which is also known as a dangerous material.
Nuclear waste, which is extremely harmful for people and environment.
The present section concerns municipal waste, which has the largest volume among the above-mentioned kinds of waste
From the environmental and resource-saving viewpoints, the three-R principle has been proposed for handling the ever-increasing municipal waste. Three Rs mean Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. “Reduce” stands for decreasing the amount of waste as much as possible. “Reuse” means using resources as much as possible; its example being writing on both sides of paper. “Recycle” attempts to use waste materials for other purposes such as converting waste papers to toilet tissue.
KeywordsUrban Development Municipal Waste Plastic Waste Ground Subsidence Volume Contraction
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