Waste management measures (Group 5) - Mind Map

Waste management measures (Group 5) Mind Map
 
 
 
 

Waste management measures (Group 5) - Mind Map

4 months ago by: SENES
 
 
  • Waste management measures
    • Implications
      • Recyclable materials preferred by industries
      • People are strongly inclined to recycle and manage their waste
      • UK government net expenditure is reduced
    • Implementation
      • Setting aside of budget to improve waste management and build new infrastructures
      • Take example from countries with a better waste management
      • Advertising and marketing to stimulate recycling and raise awareness
      • Develop markets for recycled materials
      • Develop and promote new recyclabled materials
      • Reduce unnecessary packaging
      • Introduce regulations that prevent planned obsolescence (eg: Fairphone company)
    • Reservations
      • Cost of production: recycled materials are more expensive than traditional ones
      • Cost of products: Companies search for benefits
      • Lack of knowledge in recycling procedures for citizens
      • Companies will resort to alternative methods of waste disposal (eg: exporting to other countries, decentralisation of the companies)
    • Solutions
      • Government can give a tax incentive to companies with exemplary waste management
      • Integrate recycling campaign at school level
      • Invest in research and development of recyclable materials production to reduce cost
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