Chapter 1

In our society today, the generation of solid waste is increasing day by day and its safe disposal is a challenge for the municipal authorities. Mobilization from rural and urban areas and the change in their lifestyle are the main reasons fro the increase in the quantity of solid waste in urban areas (Sharma & Yadav, 2017) yard waste in distinction, contributes a good amount in the overall scale of solid waste. Yard waste are the wastes that normally come from vegetation and organic matter produced in landscape areas, lawns and gardens. They come in various forms and almost all of it is beneficial. The ...

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and converting them into pencils would be of great benefit to the environment. Pencils are compulsory in school and in work. Therefore, the demand for their production is increasing.
According to Sen Nag (2018), the wood used for making pencils comes from trees and it is estimated that at least 400,000 trees are cut down every year to supply enough wood to produce a sufficient number of pencils to meet the thriving market demand for the commodity. Across the world, natural resources have been heavily exploited to meet the growing demands of the human population. Often, objects as inconspicuous as the wooden pencil used by children to do their homework can have an adverse impact on the environment.
According to an article in world Atlas (2018) entitled "The pencil of the future is not made from trees", "In an effort to save the planet, those green at heart have come up with many innovative solutions to replace unsustainable practices with sustainable ones. A few companies now ...

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