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Municipal Solid Waste Management in Dehradun City (Uttarakhand): A Review

Naveen Chandra Joshi

Abstract: The major environmental problem in the Dehradun city is improper management of municipal solid waste. The improper management of municipal solid waste cause bad disease and affect the environment and water bodies. The studies told that about 60% of municipal solid waste is disposed in open areas and landfills .the paper present a rivew on management of MSW in the Dehradun city .And it is also given a review of the characteristics ,generation, collection and transportation .The study pertaining to MSWM for Dehradun City has been carried out to evaluate the current status and find out the major problem. And all method are critically reviewed and also reviewed their advantage and disadvantage. The study is beneficial for future study?s and it is also gives an idea about to research on present MSWM scenario. ?

Keywords: Migration of people for village to city causes high amount of MSW daily in the Dehradun city.It is also affected the generation by the improper disposal and management of MSW. High amount of MSW causes harmful diseases and effect the natural environment and the water bodies .Due to change in lifestyle and advancement in the new technology of the people and increasing population causes high amount of MSW.The improper management of MSW cause acclamation at every nook and corner .The solid waste generally arising from houses hospital hotels are transported by the means of trucks and other vehicle. As we know that The low laying area is used for the disposal of MSW and control operation.In the Dehradun city the solid waste management has been so far ignored and studies over the environmental impact is less.Most of the government and private organization working together to control and manage the MSW System . ?

Country: India, Subject Area: Civil Engineering

Pages: 1451 - 1453

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Naveen Chandra Joshi, "Municipal Solid Waste Management in Dehradun City (Uttarakhand): A Review", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1451 - 1453

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