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Review Papers | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019
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 studys 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 cityIt 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 bodiesDue to change in lifestyle and advancement in the new technology of the people and increasing population causes high amount of MSWThe improper management of MSW cause acclamation at every nook and cornerThe 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 operationIn the Dehradun city the solid waste management has been so far ignored and studies over the environmental impact is lessMost of the government and private organization working together to control and manage the MSW System
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,
Pages: 1451 - 1453