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Domestic waste disposal practice of Sylhet city
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Land and Water Resources Engineering (moved 20130630).
2006 (English)In: Journal of Applied Sciences, ISSN 1812-5654, E-ISSN 1812-5662, Vol. 6, no 7, 1506-1512 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

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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2006. Vol. 6, no 7, 1506-1512 p.
Keyword [en]
Open dumping, Sanitary landfill, Solid Waste Management (SWM), Sylhet City Corporation (SCC), Current practices, Domestic wastes, Drainage congestion, Urban environments, Waste collection, Waste management systems, Land fill, Solid wastes, Water pollution, Waste disposal
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Oceanography, Hydrology, Water Resources
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-156002DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1506.1512Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-33750495779OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-156002DiVA: diva2:765507
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Available from: 2014-11-24 Created: 2014-11-17 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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