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What a waste : a global review of solid waste management
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Solid waste management is the one thing​ just about every city government provides for its residents.​ While service levels, environmental impacts and costs vary​ dramatically, solid waste management is arguably the most​ important municipal service and serves as a

Hazardous waste management
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Information presented in this fact sheet is intended to provide a general understanding of the regulatory requirements governing the management of hazardous waste. This information is not intended to replace, limit, or expand upon the complete regulatory requirements found in

Solid waste management in Nigeria: Problems and issues
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ABSTRACT/This paper is a presentation of the problems of solid waste management in Nigeria and certain important issues that must be addressed in order to achieve success. At the core of the problems of solid waste management are the absence of adequate policies

Conceptual framework for municipal solid waste management in low-income countries
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1. Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) is major responsibility of local government. It is a complex task which requires appropriate organisational capacity and cooperation between numerous stakeholders in the private and public sectors. Although it is essential to

Globalization, urbanization and municipal solid waste management in Africa
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Globalization, which according to Horst et al.(2001), implies a strong cultural, technological and especially economic interconnection between people and countries, has been widely promoted as a process, which will improve the well being of both the developed and

Sustainable solid waste management in India
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This study examined the present status of waste management in India, its effects on public health and the environment, and the prospects of introducing improved means of disposing municipal solid waste (MSW) in India. The systems and techniques discussed are Informal

Solid waste management in developing countries
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The term municipal solid waste , refers to solid wastes from houses, streets and public places, shops, offices, and hospitals, which are very often the responsibility of municipal or other governmental authorities. Solid waste from industrial processes are generally not

Management of bio-medical waste : Awareness and practices in a district of Gujarat
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With the objective of assessing the level of awareness about the various aspects of biomedical waste and disposal practices by the medical practitioners this study was conducted. It was a cross sectional study. 30 hospitals with more than 30 beds minimum

Solid waste management strategies for India
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Today more than 45 million tonne of waste is generated flom the urban centers of lndia which are collected poorly

Urban solid waste management in low-income countries of Asia: How to cope with the garbage crisis
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Human activities create waste , and it is the way these wastes are handled, stored, collected and disposed of, which can pose risks to the environment and to public health. Where intense human activities concentrate, such as in urban centres, appropriate and safe solid

Solid waste management
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Solid waste management is one among the basic essential services provided by municipal authorities in the country to keep urban centres clean. However, it is among the most poorly rendered services in the basket the systems applied are unscientific, outdated and

E- waste : environmental problems and current management
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In this paper the environmental problems related with the discarded electronic appliances, known as e- waste , are reviewed. Moreover, the current and the future production of e- waste , the potential environmental problems associated with their disposal and management

Behind the nuclear curtain: Radioactive waste management in the former Soviet Union
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Don Bradley has demonstrated that he is the undisputed heavyweight authority on what is known in the West about the management , or more appropriately mismanagement, of radioactive materials in the former Soviet Union (FSU). Bradley and his colleagues at

Electronic waste management in India issues and strategies
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The current practices of e- waste management in India suffer from a number of drawbacks like the difficulty in inventorisation, unhealthy conditions of informal recycling, inadequate legislation, poor awareness and reluctance on part of the corporate to address the critical ABSTRACT/Siting hazardous waste facilities is an extremely complex and difficult endeavor. Public aversion to the construction of these facilities in or near their community often results in concerted opposition, referred to as the NIMBY syndrome. For the most part, siting

Environmental audit of municipal solid waste management
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The management of municipal solid waste has become an acute problem due to enhanced economic activities and rapid urbanisation. Increased attention has been given by the government in recent years to handle this problem in a safe and hygienic manner. In this

Development of waste management practices in Indonesia
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Indonesia is one of the ASEAN countries with the highest population (about 220 millions) and growth rate of 1.2% per year (World Bank c, 2009). The population growth brings about the increasing amount of the waste which becomes a problem faced by the government

Potentiality of earthworms for waste management and in other uses A review
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Scientific investigations have established the viability of using earthworms as a treatment technique for numerous waste streams besides producing organic fertilizers. Vermicomposting results in the bioconversion of the waste stream into two useful products

Waste management towards sustainable development in Nigeria: A case study of Lagos state
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This paper reviews the waste management practises and the issue of sustainable development in Nigeria. It was discovered that mainly, private sector participation, highway managers, local government and Lagos State Waste Management Authority are responsible

Sustainability and the waste management hierarchy
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The waste management hierarchy is a concept that promotes waste avoidance ahead of recycling and disposal. The shortened version of the hierarchy,reduce reuse recycleis frequently used in community education campaigns, and has become a well-recognised







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