International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences


International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 4
Physical composition and characteristic of solid waste in east jaintia hills district, Meghalaya, India

Shri Heipor-Uni Bang

Waste or Unmanaged Solid waste is one of the forefront environmental challenge and perpetual issue in East Jaintia hills. Increasing population, changing consumption patterns, economic development, climate change, urbanization and industrialization are some of the responsible factors leading to anincreasinggeneration of solid waste. The quantities and composition of solid waste vary from place to place and bear rather consistent correlation with the average standard of living. This study is engaged in field investigations for quantification and analysis of physical composition of solid waste in the dumping site. An attempt has been made to analyzed food waste, leaves and Litter, ash and Dust, Papers, Plastics, Textile, Metals, Rubbers and Moisture Content by using genuine parameters in this study. The main objective is to provide certain research based recommendations and valuable assistance in preparing a sustainable and effective planning for solid waste management with special reference to the district of East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.
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Shri Heipor-Uni Bang. Physical composition and characteristic of solid waste in east jaintia hills district, Meghalaya, India. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2020; 2(4): 587-594.