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Significant Environmental Aspects in Daily Life

As if it was not enough that the industries of the world were increasing our already present environmental problems, but we, the people of the world have to add to the environmental problems as well. In this article we will talk about two of the ways in which we increase our environmental woes in our daily life: by polyethylene and municipal waste generation.

In our offices and homes, on the roads and indoors, we cannot help but encounter the impacts caused by the various significant aspects of industries and automobiles. More often than not, these prove to be health hazards. In addition to that, we add to those health and environmental hazards in many ways. In this article we will be discussing just two of those ways.

Daily Life Impact: (a) Soil and water pollution; (b) Health hazards

Case Studies for the Evaluation of Environment Aspect in Daily Life

Activity: Daily Life  

Identification of Aspects and Impacts in Daily Life (Inputs and Outputs of a manufacturing process/operation):

Aspects: (a) Polyethylene waste generation; (b) Municipality waste generation

During activities in our daily life, the following are the significant environmental aspects and impacts. These are shown as linkages below:

Daily Life Aspect: Polyethylene waste generation
Daily Life Impacts: (a) Soil and water pollution; (b) Health hazards

Daily Life Aspect: Municipality waste generation
Daily Life Impacts: (a) Soil and water pollution; (b) Health hazards

Evaluation of Environmental Aspects in Daily Life

1.
Aspect:
Polyethylene waste generation
Evaluation of Impact (Severity of Impact Scale: 1-5; Trivial-1, Fatal 5): 3
Legal and Other Required Regulations: Legal
Significant/Non-significant: Significant
OCP No.: OCP D/N No. 01

2.
Aspect:
Municipality waste generation
Evaluation of Impact (Severity of Impact Scale: 1-5; Trivial-1, Fatal 5): 3
Legal and Other Required Regulations: Legal
Significant/Non-significant: Significant
OCP No.: OCP D/N No. 01

Even in daily life, significant aspects must be evaluated, and methods to control them must be set up. Get answers to all your questions about aspect analysis in the article called Aspects.

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