Science Class 6 Ch 16
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What is a Landfill?

  • A Landfill is an area where the garbage collected from a city or town is dumped.
  • There the part of the garbage that can be reused is separated out from the one that cannot be used as such. Thus, garbage has both useful and non-useful components.
  • It is later converted into a park.

What is Composting?

  • Converting plant and animal waste including that from kitchens, into manure, is called composting.
  • Plastics cannot be converted into less harmful substances by the process of composting.

What is Vermicomposting?

  • Earthworms are called farmers’ friend as a type of them, called the redworms, can be used for composting.
  • The method of preparing compost from kitchen garbage with the help of redworms is called vermicomposting.

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