By: Corny Rempel
Waste effects on the environment
Landfill waste affects the climate in various ways such as: access roads damaged by heavy vehicles; scavengers (rats, birds, other animals, and even people) being killed; irritants such as dust, pests, noise and odor. Landfills cause pollution to the environment by contaminating the groundwater and aquifers, contaminating the soil, and producing methane.
How can we reduce the amount of waste.
We can reduce the amount of waste produced by: reusing plastic containers, recycle, stop littering, stop buying packaged products,