What could be the harmful effects of improper management of industrial and domestic solid waste in a city?
The improper management of industrial and domestic waste in a city can cause serious damages to both living and non-living things.
1. Domestic waste if not disposed of properly it will lead to the blockage of sewage lines and thus mosquitoes will grow in the water and cause dengue-like diseases.
2. Improper management of such domestic wastes contributes to soil pollution to a large extent and also water pollution.
3. Soil pollution is caused by the dumping of harmful chemicals generated by industries which penetrate in soil and get mixed with groundwater.