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Title Improving municipal solid waste management in India : a sourcebook for policymakers and practitioners / Da Zhu [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007?]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Series WBI development studies
WBI development studies.
Contents Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction to Solid Waste Management; 1. Current Situation in Indian Cities and Legal Framework; Table 1.1 Indian Census, 2001; Table 1.2 Increase in Urban Population in India; Table 1.3 Physical Composition of Municipal Solid Waste; Table 1.4 The Four Steps of Schedule I of the 2000 Rules; Figure 1.1 Compliance with the 2000 Rules; Table 1.5 Reasons for Noncompliance with the 2000 Rules; Table 1.6 Color Coding and Type of Container for Disposal of Biomedical Waste; Box 1.1 Summary of Drawbacks of the Current Street-Sweeping Practices
Box 1.2 Major Drawbacks of the SWM Transport SystemBox 1.3 Waste-to-Energy Technologies; Box 1.4 Best Practices; Box 1.5 Case Study: Door-to-Door Collection through Motorized Vehicles in Chennai; Box 1.6 Case Study: Segregation, Door-to-Door Collection, and Street Sweeping in Suryapet, Andhra Pradesh; Box 1.7 Case Study: Door-to-Door Collection through RWAs and NGOs in Ahmedabad; Table 1.7 Comparison of Door-to-Door C
Summary Solid Waste Management (SWM) is a matter of great concern in the urban areas of developing countries. The municipal authorities who are responsible for managing municipal solid waste are unable to discharge their obligations effectively because they lack the in-house capacity to handle the complexities of the process. It is heartening to see that the World Bank has prepared this book covering all important aspects of municipal SWM in great depth. The book covers very lucidly the present scenario of SWM in urban areas, the system deficiencies that exist, and the steps that need to be taken to co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- India
Refuse and refuse disposal -- India
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Waste Management.
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Refuse and refuse disposal
Form Electronic book
Author Zhu, Da
World Bank Institute.
LC no. 2008271778
ISBN 9780821373620