This work has for purpose to say on the urban garbage and the environment, its objective is to acquire knowledge the population on as to take care of of its proper garbage, being known which the importance to recycle. With this project it will better have aid in the preservation of the environment and the awareness of the population on as to destine its residues correctly. Nowadays it has a great disinformation to this respect and the majority of the people does not make the correct separation of the garbage. This is a universal problem, therefore its inadequao brings some complications to the health of the people and the environment. The solution for such question does not depend only on governmental attitudes or decision of companies, also must be fruit of the will and common-sense of each citizen in recycle its proper garbage and many people depends on this activity of recycling to survive. It was for this reason that I chose this subject ‘ ‘ urban garbage and the environment ‘ ‘ , in such a way I will contribute in the one of the formation it criticizes of the population therefore we must stimulate the sustainable development, so that our generation not only can usufruct the natural benefits that we also have but the future generations, thus having cleaner and healthful a better society.
2. Theoretical Referencial 2,1 Urban Garbage Each inhabitant of a responsible city and for the production of approximately 0,6kg of garbage per day only in its residences. To the domiciliary garbage, if added still the residues generated for the industries, hospitals, schools, store and other types of establishments, beyond those collected by the street sweepers, a city as So Paulo finishes daily producing about 12.000 tons of garbage, that correspond to a volume equivalent to the one of a building of 30 floors.