The waste problem
waste is a problem for society and for the planet, because overpopulation, modern human activities and consumerism have increased a lot the amount of waste generated.
Along with the inefficient management is done with these (open burning, dumping or disposal in landfills inefficient garbage) waste causes problems such as pollution, which summarizes health problems and environmental damage as well as causing social conflicts and politicians.
Before becoming garbage, waste materials that have been in the process of extraction, are usually from developing countries. In the production and consumption has been employed energy and water. And only 7 countries, which are only 21% of the world population, consume over 50% of natural and energy resources of our planet.
The exploitation of natural resources and increasing pollution, threatening the regenerative capacity of natural systems.