Types Of Environmental Pollution

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Pollution is defined as the introduction of harmful contaminants or pollutants into the environment that cause adverse effect. Pollutants are the foreign substances or naturally occurring contaminants which are generally waste materials of different forms. These pollutants cause pollution, which disturbs our ecosystem and creates imbalance in the nature. Pollutants contaminate the natural environment which affect the lifestyle of people adversely by bringing the change in the surroundings. Pollution takes the form of chemical substances or energy and there are mainly two sources of pollution, point source and the non-point source pollution. Pollution occurs in various forms, and the major types of environmental pollution are air pollution,
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There are millions of goods produced on a daily basis and as a result, waste products also increase. The best way to reduce the use of non-renewable resources is by recycling these products. Recycling is the process of using the same products again and again without throwing them away so that we can reduce the number of non-renewable products. We can just re-utilize the products as opposed to producing a whole new thing by digging up new material from the earth. Also, rather than throwing away things that can be reused, we can reduce the waste products in great amount which decrease the pollution. When people throw away things that are non-degradable, they are hard to be disposed and therefore causes pollution like air and land contamination. For instance, when garbage is collected, they are disposed in one area, and the rotting materials and toxic things that are thrown there emits methane gases which are very harmful. Even a small amount of toxic waste can pollute the whole ecosystem and cause harm to many life forms. People discard loads of waste products that are very harmful to the earth and if they are not discarded legitimately can cause soil and water pollution. Water pollution occurs due to contamination of water by throwing garbage and waste products, and mixing harmful chemicals in rivers, lakes and other water sources. So, it is essential for us to control the waste products and utilize the products to its maximum in order to reduce
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