Urbanization and Solid Waste Management Challenges: a Review of Literature
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The aim of this study is to find out the Challenges of urbanization and Solid Waste Management urbanized city areas in developing countries most of these urbanizing cities and also a commercial hub, providing employment opportunities and accelerating the pace of urbanization, resulting in a corresponding increase in municipal solid waste (MSW) generation. Solid waste management is a one of main challenge for the any developing city and its authorities in developing countries mainly due to the increasing generation of waste, the burden posed on the municipal budget as a result of the high costs associated to its management, the lack of understanding over a diversity of factors that affect the different stages of waste management and linkages necessary to enable the entire handling system functioning. With the rapid urbanization of a developing city and Municipal waste is a term coined to the solid waste produced by the people and the society in their day to day operations. Secondary data was collected from books on this subject matter, publications, research studies, journals, and websites published by the local and foreign intellectuals of the subjects. It presents rich data results from literature review methods. This study describes and evaluates the present state of municipal solid waste management in municipal council area and identified the challenges face due poor management of the solid waste. Finally also summarizes the proposed policies and initiatives of the solid waste management in any urban council to improve the existing MSW management system in order to find the feasible solution for overcome the challenges.
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