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Amusan, L. M. and Akintaro, Hezekiah and Osawaru, FAITH and Makinde, Adebisi and Tunji-Olayeni, P .F and Akomolafe, Maryam (2018) INFORMATION ON STATE OF CHALLENGES OF WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN NIGERIA URBAN HOUSING SYSTEM. International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), 8 (2). pp. 75-86. ISSN 2249-8001

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This research work is carried out on the environmental risk and impact of waste disposal in the urban housing system. The study aimed at providing solutions to problems of waste disposal in the Nigerian Urban housing system in some selected areas in Port-Harcourt metropolis, Nigeria. The major objectives of the study are; to determine the method of storing household waste in rivers state, to study the method of household waste in rivers state, to carry out a systematic analysis of the main waste collection system in rivers state, to study the implication of wrong waste disposal system, to determine the attitude and problems associate with in waste disposal system, to involve a method of curbing / reducing waste disposal system. The data for was collected through primary and secondary sources. The primary data source includes; questionnaire, and personal observation, whereas, the secondary data source, includes textbooks, research project, formal articles and electronic media. 150 sample size was used for the study, while the SPSS package and tools were used in data processing. The data were obtained in the field with the aid of questionnaire administration about the environmental risk and economic impact of waste disposal in rivers state was subjected to analysis and presentation. It was discovered highlighted some factors as forces that militate against effective waste disposal system at the selected locations, some of the factors include: attitudinal factor, social status, ignorance of the methodology of disposal, lack of waste management facilities. Adequate awareness in the art and methods of waste disposal would eliminate the menace of i8gnorance of approach while the attendant consequence of poor waste disposal would be eliminated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information, Waste, Management, Information & Urban
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2021 11:14
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2021 11:15

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