Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following Assertion $\text{[a]}$ and the Reason $\text{[r]}$.

• $\text{Assertion [a]}$: One of the best ways to reduce the amount of solid wastes is to reduce the consumption of raw materials.
• $\text{Reason [r]}$: Solid wastes are seldom generated when raw materials are converted to goods for consumption.
1. Both $\text{[a]}$ and $\text{[r]}$ are true and $\text{[r]}$ the correct reason for $\text{[a]}$
2. Both $\text{[a]}$ and $\text{[r]}$ are true but $\text{[r]}$ is not the correct reason for $\text{[a]}$
3. Both $\text{[a]}$ and $\text{[r]}$ are false
4. $\text{[a]}$ is true but $\text{[r]}$ is false