. We often observe domestic waste decomposing in the by lanes of our homes
List four ways to make the residents aware that the improper disposal of wastes is harmful to the environment and also for their own health.
Ans. The various ways to make residents aware of the harmful effects of improper disposal of wastes are as follows:
(i) By putting posters and hoardings.
(ii) By distributing pamphlets to the residents.
(iii) By conducting meetings of residents, welfare society, etc.
(iv) By advertisements through TV/radio/ cable operators, etc.
Through all these mediums we can make the resident aware of how such waste serves as a breeding ground for mosquitoes, releases harmful gases, reduces soil fertility, etc.