International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part O (2016)
Municipal solid waste management – A case study on Kurnool town
Banavath Ranga Naik and Anapati Mythri
Environmental degradation due to indiscriminate disposal and dumping of solid waste from the community is receiving more and more attention in recent years. Lack of funds with municipality and indifference of public, aggravate the problem of solid waste disposal in Indian towns. The present study is based on the data collected from the formal systems (Municipal Corporation) of Kurnool city. The quantity of Solid waste generated is calculated based on the vehicle trip, population. The average quantity of Solid waste produced in Kurnool per day is 256.505 metric tons per day. Opinion poll is conducted with 300 residents in Kurnool town of different areas. The findings of opinion poll reveal that there is a need to organize awareness programs for the public as well municipal workers about the best practices in Solid Waste Management.
How to cite this article:
Banavath Ranga Naik and Anapati Mythri. Municipal solid waste management – A case study on Kurnool town. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 970-974.