Not in my back yard (NIMBY) refers to the fact that people want the convenience of products and proper disposal of the waste generated by their use of products, provided the disposal area not located near them.
Commercial solid waste is originated in service establishments, retail, wholesale, such as stores, office buildings, theatres, hotels, warehouses and markets.
Waste Management is a term used to describe the classification of waste hierarchy divided into the following categories and models.
Precycling is source reduction and reuse. In most waste management planning, the hierarchy is Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Reduction and reuse are the first lines of defence against increasing waste volume.
Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) of rock deep beneath the surface to release petroleum product has become a contentious subject across the globe. This practice is not to be mixed up with drilling or extraction.
Recovery rate refers to the percentage of usable recycled materials generated from the total amount of municipal solid waste in a specific area or industry.