Study of composition & charactersitic of municipal solid waste in Gwalior city
Deepak Sharma, Deepak Rastogi
Waste generation is increasing very rapidly due to fast moving modernization, globalization and rapid growth of economic and population growth. Solid waste are generated from residential building, institutional buildings, commercial building etc. these generated solid waste adversely affecting our environment, human beings and animals. As we know solid waste nature i.e. composition and characteristics changes from place to place through out the world. Solid waste generation rate depend on economic standard also like - solid waste from higher income group (HIG) is more and lower in low income group (LIG) and characteristics of waste is also different between them. Seasonal variation & living standard of people affect the quantity and quality of solid waste. msw characteristics and composition study is more impotant to account the issue generated by solid waste throughout the city. Only by knowing these solid waste perameter we can deal with suitable use of it. Gwalior region include- morar zone, lakshar gwl, maharaja bada, bhool bagh, and thatipur. City population growth rate is about 2.28% per annum. now city population reach beyond 14 lakh in numbers. City has 66 wards. Waste collection quantity is range between 400 to 450 tonnes in a day by municipal corporation of Gwalior. For handling and management of this huge generated solid waste we require proper analysis and study of solid waste parameter, There is a need for proper Planning and effective implementation of proper solid waste management system is being felt for the Gwalior city, which covers the aspect of wide awareness, cost-effective collection & transportation, correct waste characterization, proper segregation, recycling and recovery from the solid waste to make it a valuable market product. The aim or main objective of this study is find out the characterstics and composition of generated solid waste from various ward of Gwalior city.
Deepak Sharma, Deepak Rastogi. Study of composition & charactersitic of municipal solid waste in Gwalior city. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2021, Pages 1-4