As climate change becomes more evident all over the world, it's clear that the way things are going, we are all going to be in deep trouble one day unless we change our ways. As humans alone are responsible for the emergence of climate change, only us can do something about it.
As the beginning of a new year is the time that we make promises to ourselves, be it about health or financial issues, why not add another one to the list: to contribute to help prevent climate change. This may be to read up on the subject and be informed, join an activist movement, or simply by applying waste wise principles at home or at your business. Whatever you choose, unless we start making big changes in the way we deal with our waste, we are going to be passing on an environmentally messy future to generations.
Let’s discover how we can manage our waste more effectively and be able to reduce the amount of waste we generate, disposing of it more sustainably.
The pressure of the growing populations around the world, all consuming goods that end up in the waste chain, means that the environment is under increasing pressure. Pressure on the other hand is being put on governments to implement programs to do something about climate change by NGOs such as Greenpeace who are activists of climate change. These NGO’s are play a critically important role increasing awareness and lobbying with governments around the world.
Food waste is also a big problem because discarded food is a methane gas producer. In the UK alone, 7 tons of food a year that is still edible is destroyed and thrown into landfills. Unfortunately, climate change affects mostly the poor. Struggling farmers who have their lands and homes destroyed by irregular weather suffer greatly, and food security is jeopardized in the process. This is commonly seen where cyclones or raging fires take place on levels never seen before.
Melting ice because of warmer water has been observed on a grand scale in the Arctic and Antarctic regions lately. No one can doubt that this is a result of global warming. The net result is that plants, fishes, and animal lives are affected, and in some areas, certain species are endangered. Additional pollution, the huge amount of plastic in the ocean, or oil spills are also putting the ecology of the natural environment at risk. Humans are in effect, through their indiscriminate waste habits, putting their own food security at risk.
Climate change is really in the public focus. This is for good reason as it’s the problem faced by every country globally. In the UK we have seen floods and irregular weather patterns reminding us of the imminent threat. You may require waste removal services or advice on better waste management for yourself. Give us a call if you need any assistance with that. Our trash disposal services are ethical and responsible, so help us keep your town in pristine condition by calling us when you need junk hauling done.
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