Source separation is a term used to describe waste material sorting by type prior to collection, usually to facilitate the recycling of ready or individual materials for a certain disposal strategy, Read more.
3r’s model illustration (waste management)
Waste stream describes the total flow of solid waste from homes, businesses, institutions, and manufacturing plants that must be recycled, burned, or disposed of in landfills; or any segment thereof, such as the residential waste stream or the recyclable waste stream.
Material recovery is the extraction of materials from the waste stream for reuse or recycling. Examples include source separation, front-end recovery, in-plant recycling, post-combustion recovery, leaf composting, and so on.
Waste Management is a term used to describe the classification of waste hierarchy divided into the following categories and models.
Principle of the best practice is a design approach was work closer to nature is one of the elements to reduce processing steps, use fewest resources and cause a less negative impact on the environment.
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.