Yes, Insecticides, pesticides which are generally used for the protection of the crop cause soil pollution even herbicides cause soil pollution.
(b) Measures : (1) Domestic waste should be collected in two separate bins - biodegradable like food and vegetable waste, non-biodegradable waste like plastic, toys, cans etc.
(2) Minimum usage of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides should be done.
(3) Proper management of not only domestic waste,
but also medical, agricultural, industrial and mining waste should be increased.
(4) Use of polythenes should be avoided and should not allowed to get mixed with animal fodder .