Give two reasons as to why there is a need for safe waste disposal.
There is a need for safe disposal of wastes because
- If the wastes are not safely disposed of, then a number of pathogenic bacteria, viruses
and fungi can grow in the wastes. This may even result in the outbreak of epidemics.
- Decomposed wastes release harmful gases which pollute the air.
Concept: Methods of Safe Disposal - Segregation, Dumping and Composting
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