Volume : III, Issue : VI, June - 2013

Generation and Management of Domestic Solid Waste at Rural Area of Jammu District, J&K, India

Surat Singh, Arvind Kumar, Sarita Nagari

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Solid waste management has become a challenge for both the urban as well as the rural areas in the world. The present study deals with the analysis of domestic solid waste generation composition and management within the residential area of Sunjwan village which is a rural area of Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir State. Total 83 houses were studied for solid waste composition and generation for a period of three months. Characterization and management of solid waste along with methods of disposal of Domestic Solid Waste (DSW) were studied to analyze its impact on the environment and people inhabiting the area. Proper disposal methods have also been suggested so that the environment in general and the population inhabiting the area in particular are saved from the hazardous effects of fast increasing menace of the domestic solid waste.

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Surat Singh, Arvind Kumar, Sarita Nagari Generation and Management of Domestic Solid Waste at Rural Area of Jammu District, J&K, India Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.III, Issue.VI June 2013


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