The waste material produced as a result of industries and businesses daily operations is discarded through waste disposal. Along with its disposal, waste material should be efficiently managed by means of their collection, processing, recycling and transportation. It is the duty and responsibility of each waste producing business to make sure adequate measures are taken to ensure of proper disposal because of the effects on people and the environment.
Because of rising costs some businesses do not comply with waste disposal. In order to minimize the damage to the environment, all businesses should and need to make all efforts to dispose of their wastes. To ensure that damage to the environment is minimal, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs oversees an act, passed by the UK Government that regulates environmental protection, producer responsibility and obligation and waste minimization.
Realizing the impact that waste management or lack of has on the environment, several corporations’ enacted rules and regulations involving waste management. Their objection is to reduce recycle, collect and dispose of the resulting waste with the least impact on the environment as possible.
With a healthy and balance ecosystem as a goal, steps have been implanted to stop or stave off the depletion of the environment. Businesses, corporations, and industry in general need to change their policies of old and implement news ones that will help the cause of reaching a balanced and healthy environment.
Although the goal is for conserving out habitat, companies enjoy the good publicity when contributing to the protection of the same. They love the benefits they receive with positive public relations.
The level of concern has increased with regard to the environment due to the UK government enacting legislation with strict guidelines for the corporations to abide by. Because of this the number of businesses that have added waste management to their portfolio has increased.