IMPACT OFF SOLID WASTE ON HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT

The purpose of this presentation is to elaborate and increase readers awareness on the potential solid waste (hazardous, non hazardous and mixed waste) disposal poses to human health and the environment.The impact of solid waste on health and the environment has continued to rise. We have seen an increase in the number of diseases associated with wastes, this on the other hand has increased healthcare costs. Increase in technological advancement and population in the country has led to increase in number of wastes produced ranging from solid, liquid and gases.  Waste has become an important health issue that need to be addressed due to several reasons ranging from its impact on health and the environment. The health impacts of this solid waste cannot be overemphasized.

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If you have any questions, or care to leave a comment, please do so below. Thank you

FUNMILAYO AKINBODE

WALDEN UNIVERSITY

PUBH-6165-4 Environmental Health

INSTRUCTOR: DR STEPHEN ARNOLD

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One Response

  1. Funmilayo,
    This is an informative presentation on solid waste. It provides precise and concise information on the health and environmental affects of solid waste. Who is primary audience for this presentation? Do you hope to create policy or regulatory change with this project?

    Lynetta Allen Geddie

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