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Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Nilofar Saifi

Abstract: In this paper, an attempt is made to understand the sustainable solid waste management, its composition, characteristics, collection and its transportation. Solid waste management is been a vital environmental issue since last few decades. Due to improper waste management, lots of health issues are arising, apart from that the ground water quality is affecting, due to which the drinking water quality is affecting. The Addition to a comprehensive analysis of solid waste storage, generation (as per lower, middle and higher income group households), its composition, characteristics, collection and transportation. It is found as per some researches that the lower income group (LIG) generate less quantity of waste and also found more of biodegradable waste generation from the households. The necessities of waste management system, bad effects of mismanagement, various issues are raised in several studies are mentioned in the paper. It is found as per some researches that waste management should adopt by Proper collection, storage, processing, transport & disposal of waste so that the impacts of waste can be minimised & the quality of life can be improved. Therefore, sustainable solid waste management should be implemented to maintain an sustainable and pollution free environment.

Keywords: Solid waste management, Health hazards, Reuse, Recycle, Environmental issue

Country: India, Subject Area: Urban and Rural Planning

Pages: 724 - 726

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

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Nilofar Saifi, "Sustainable Solid Waste Management", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, 724 - 726

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