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Appraisal of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) in Jimeta-Yola Adamawa state of Nigeria: The need for innovative, PPP strategies

Liman, A. and Ngah, I. (2015) Appraisal of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) in Jimeta-Yola Adamawa state of Nigeria: The need for innovative, PPP strategies. Jurnal Teknologi, 77 (15). pp. 93-102. ISSN 1279-696

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Abstract

This study try to investigate rates of generation, of municipal solid waste (MSW) in different constituencies of Jimeta-Yola, and examine the strategies use for solid waste management in the metropolis., Over the recent times Jimeta-Yola has witness an influx of population due to the increased in urbanisation and this had led to increase in consumption of goods and services with consequence increased in rate of generation (MSW) of municipal solid waste .The research used quantitative research techniques to evaluate data on solid waste generation rates in Jimeta. The findings revealed that the waste generation rate varies according to the constituencies ranging. Between, 0.42- 0.78/capita/days cutting across low, medium and high density wards. The analysis of waste management profile in the study area shows, there is inadequate management of municipal solid waste in the metropolis. This paper implies evaluation of the generation rates of municipal solid wastes (MSW) as the basic tool in planning for improve management of solid waste in the Metropolis, with balancing the aim of privatizing of solid waste management, sustainability in service coverage and recycling the solid waste into energy generation.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:57886
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
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