Volume 7 Issue 2 - July 2016

  • 1. A case study on generation and composition of solid waste in ward no. 53 of belagavi city

    Authors : Amar Byakodi, Suresh Babu B. T.

    Pages : 176-184

    DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.21172/1.72.530

    Keywords : solid waste, generation, composition, Belagavi city

    Abstract :

    Solid waste is the unwanted or useless solid material generated from combined residential, industrial and commercial activities in the given area. Belagavi city has a population of six lakhs as per 2011 census and also there are 58 wards in total. For the present study ward No. 53 is considered, since it is a developed residential area. Twelve house were selected considering standard of living of residents and solid waste was collected from these houses to procure a representative sample. Solid waste was collected in three different bins as (i) kitchen waste (ii) paper & plastics (iii) other waste, from each house. The collected solid waste is immediately weighed and recorded. The study shows a total of 2.80 tonne of solid waste is generated per day in ward No. 53 and the same is collected by the municipal authorities by door to door collection system.

    Citing this Journal Article :

    Amar Byakodi, Suresh Babu B. T., "A case study on generation and composition of solid waste in ward no. 53 of belagavi city", https://www.ijltet.org/journal_details.php?id=906&j_id=3234, Volume 7 Issue 2 - July 2016, 176-184, #ijltetorg