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Re- Engineering Our Waste Management Methods: A Road .··Map To Sustainable Waste Management Practice In Nigeria

Ilaboya, I.R. and Wara, S.T. and Hymore, F. K. Re- Engineering Our Waste Management Methods: A Road .··Map To Sustainable Waste Management Practice In Nigeria. Journal Of Engineering And Economic Development (JETED). pp. 49-58.

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Abstract

The paper is geared towards finding solution to the irregular dumping of waste around the major, minor roads and streets of many cities in Nigeria. It also address among other things, sustainable waste management practice and its objectives, the different stages in effective waste management and disposal, problems associated with the methods of waste disposal in Nigeria, factors that.limits sustainable waste management practice and the wayforwf!:rd. Also discussed in this paper are the roles of individuals, government, international and other organizations in ensuring that waste is properly disposed and effectively managed. It was proposed at the end of the investigation that for sustainable waste management to be effectively established, people must change their attitude, they must respect laws and regulations guarding irregular waste disposal. Finally, they must understand the concept of waste reduction at source as the most effective method of manf!ging waste.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Waste, waste disposal, waste mhuagement,landfill, recyl·.n g and sanitation.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 11:41
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2015 11:41
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5135

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