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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 7 | Page No.: 1506-1512
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1506.1512
 
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Domestic Waste Disposal Practice of Sylhet City

Md. Tauhid-Ur-Rahman

Abstract:
This study focuses the analysis of current practices of household waste disposal, problems faced by the residents during waste disposal and their views for improvement of the waste management system. However, it has been found that traditional concepts and technologies usually adopted in waste collection is becoming insufficient and ineffective causing more than half of the generated wastes (44%) remain uncollected and disposed of locally, which results in adverse impacts like water pollution, drainage congestion and finally, the degradation of the overall urban environment.
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Md. Tauhid-Ur-Rahman , 2006. Domestic Waste Disposal Practice of Sylhet City. Journal of Applied Sciences, 6: 1506-1512.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1506.1512

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2006.1506.1512

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