Residential household waste is commonly known as solid waste. Solid waste consists of rubbish (cans, bottles, compost, newspapers, magazines, food packaging, clothing, food scraps and weeds trimmings) and garbage, which basically originates from residential households. Residential household waste consists of hazardous unwanted material of households.
Types of waste that can be recycled:
- Light green waste as grass clippings, weeds and shrubs.
- Waste from households as toys, paper, clothes, kitchen appliances, etc.
- Office waste such as, cardboard, stationary and shredded paper, etc.
- Other appliances and furniture.
Types of waste that cannot be re-used:
- Materials used in building as gyprock, wood, carpet, etc.
- Televisions and Computer’s monitor are not eligible for recycling.
- Synthetic gasses are non-degradable
- Hazardous material cannot be recycled.
- Stone, rocks, soil, bricks, etc