Faculty of Chemical Technology
Department of Environmental Technology
Challenges of Inga
Households produce a variety of waste which require different disposal methods. However, in Lithuania, municipal solid waste that ends up at mechanical biological treatment plants consists of ~20% of reusable material. Despite the fact that food waste is the main cause of contamination in other recycling streams, the skills of Kaunas region population in segregation of kitchen and food waste are almost non-existing.
With thousands of pets living in cities, it is essential to ensure the suitability of the environment not only for the pets and their owners but also for the community. A large number of pets in the neighbourhood might be an issue for maintaining the environment clean since it is crucial to dispose of their waste appropriately.