Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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List the various ways in which the problems of garbage and emissions are being dealt with around the world. - Social Science

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Short Note

List the various ways in which the problems of garbage and emissions are being dealt with around the world.

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Solution

  1. The threat of waste to the environment health and safety is huge.
  2. Pollution runs into rivers and seeps into groundwater.
  3. Flooding is caused by garbage clogging drains and the atmosphere can be poisoned by the toxic discharge from the trash.
  4. Bacteria, insects, and vermin thrive from garbage, causing pollution leading to respiratory diseases, contamination of surface-water affecting all eco-system.
  5. We can reduce waste at home by knowing the rules of recycling, ditching plastic bags, learning to repair rather than discarding, not using disposable plates, etc.
  6. Use environmentally safe products, use water-based paints, dispose of trash properly.
Concept: Environmental Policies in India
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 9th Social Science Answers Guide
Chapter 4.01 Understanding Development: Perspectives, Measurement and Sustainability
Exercise | Q VI | Page 292
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