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Requirements of Solid Waste Disposal Sites

Better planning (based on proper estimation of waste generation rates, population, changes in generation rates and population, diversion factors etc.), proper design and construction (size/ capacity according to requirements, arrangements for leachate and gases recovery, cover requirements, and liners etc.), and continuous

Importance of Solid Waste Collection

The collection efficiency of Municipal Solid Waste varies by national income and by region. In developing countries like Pakistan, the collection services make up the bulk of a municipality’s SWM budget (as high as 80 to 90% in many cases leaving less for other components of the SWM services), yet collection rates tend to be low (40-65% in South Asian

Types of Solid Waste Collection Systems

For the successful waste minimization programs, the waste must be collected appropriately and be transported to the recycling and recovery facilities or disposal areas. There must be efficient waste collection methods and good programs for waste collection because they affect the success of waste management programs significantly.

Heath and Safety Issues due to Solid Wastes

Solid waste management crises are directly related to the human health, economy and environment. In developing world, solid waste management authorities are seriously facing the associated problems in collection, transportation and disposal of communal solid waste. In Pakistan, due to improper planning and lack of funding the solid waste

Physical Characteristics of Solid Waste

In order to identify the exact characteristics of municipal wastes, it is necessary that we analyze those using physical, chemical and biological parameters which are discussed below: Information and data on the physical characteristics of solid wastes are important for the selection and operation of equipment and for the analysis and design of

Factors Affecting Solid Waste Management System

Following are the factors affecting solid waste management system, its design, development, and operation: Institutional Factors Social Factors Financial Factors Economic Factors Technical Factors Environmental Factors Institutional factors affecting solid waste management system involve law and policies that allow the government to effectively

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