Literature Review Of Waste Management

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A.O. Coaker ,C.G.Achi, M.K.C. Sridhor, C.J.Donnett(2015) studied the current institutional solid waste management in a Nigerian private institution of higher learning. Using key informant as interview and personal field observations, the waste generation rate, pattern and characterization was made. It was concluded that if all the organic waste streams from the kitchens ,canteens and animal house are utilized for the bioenergy and organic fertilizer and non-biodegradables can be sold in the secondary market and considerable amount of wealth can be recovered
R.Rajamanikam, G.Poyyamoli(2014) discussed the importance of waste stream analysis with special reference to the domestic waste to design and develop sustainable solid waste management systems in the higher education institutions(HEIs) through a study conducted at staff quarters of aim herry engineering college (PEC) . Solid waste was segregated into compostable(organic) , dry and special wastes. The results showed that the average household solid waste was 1.76 kg/day. The composition of solid waste was found . It was also found that there was a considerable portion of recyclables. Based on these findings programs and policies for improving source segregation , storage of recyclables , collection and transportation and safe disposal methods to facilitate increased recovery rate towards forming an inclusive sustainable waste

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