Topics covered in Chapter 16
2. Dealing with garbage
4. Think and throw
5. Recycling of paper
6. Plastics - boon or curse?
In this chapter for class 6, we will learn about different types of garbage and how unhealthy they can be for our surroundings. It is important to learn how we should deal with them, keeping in mind healthy practices.
This chapter navigates many subtopics and questions about garbage disposal and the right methods and practices for disposing of garbage. There are various forms of dealing with garbage, and differentiating between perishable and non-perishable ones while dumping garbage is a must.
The different practices and methods of dealing with garbage are important as well. The methods of recycling and awareness of the perils of inappropriate garbage disposal are also discussed.
The chapter also talks about different forms and ways of taking care of waste in a healthier way, like vermicomposting, landfilling, composting, etc. The chapter will also navigate the issues of recycling paper and how important and useful it is if we are aware of the healthy practices of reusing and recycling. We will also learn about how harmful plastic is and how to deal with it without affecting our environment.