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Research Paper | Water Management | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022
An Environmental Protecting Approach through Waste Management Practices at Nehru Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
V. Sri Santhya | D. Vinoth Kumar | S. Rajalakshmi  | P. K. Lingeshwaran | N. Saranya | B. Anirudhan
Abstract: Collection, transport, treatment and disposal of solid wastes, particularly wastes generated at educational institutions, have become a relatively difficult problem. To operate a permanent recycling provision in educational institutions is uneconomic and challenging to sustain. Objectives of the study is to evaluate the current practices related to the various waste management initiatives taken by the Nehru Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India for human wellbeing. As per the qualitative and quantitative audit requirements, most of the issues were in compliance with the scope and policies of the institute besides the National Standards. Solid waste and wastewater management facilities and implementation of government schemes are adopted in accordance with the requirements. Based on the on-site audit, specific suggestions and recommendations to improve the waste management activities are offered for judicious, need based adoption/application. So also, the study contributed an understanding about the various waste management initiatives/systems in the organization and to find out the timeline for improvement.
Keywords: Solid waste management, wastewater recycling, plastic usage, Swachh Bharath Abhiyan scheme
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,
Pages: 223 - 228