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Impact of Solid Waste Management on Pollution | Original Article

Gunaware Pravin Dnyadeo*, S. K. Gupta, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


It may take the shape of a solid, a liquid, or a gaseous substance. Many of them are a result of human activity like farming and manufacturing. Domestic, industrial, commercial, clinical, construction, nuclear, and agricultural waste are all subcategories based on where it comes from. Waste may be classed as inert, poisonous, or flammable based on its physical qualities. As a result, pollution may occur in any of these areas the air water soil and solid waste. Solid waste management is thus a must. The municipal solid waste management system includes a variety of tasks, such as storage, collection, transportation, and disposal. In 2016, cities throughout the globe created 2.01 billion metric tones of MSW, or 0.74 kg per person every day. A 70 percent rise from 2016 levels to 3.40 billion tones of yearly trash creation in 2050 is predicted because of increasing population expansion and urbanization. Indian garbage management currently depends on insufficient trash infrastructure, informal businesses, and landfills. Public engagement in trash management is a serious problem, and there is a widespread lack of accountability in the community.