Problem

Organic wastes


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Damage by degradable organic matter
Oxygen depleting wastes
Oxygen consuming processes
BOD
COD
Oxygen demanding matter
Nature:

Organic wastes, improperly disposed, cause problems of oxygen depletion, pollution and foul smells.

Claim:

Organic wastes are being widely used as a fuel in many parts of the world instead of being returned to the soil.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
20.05.2019 – 16:15 CEST