International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211

+44 1477412632


Menace of Waste Management in Kawempe Division Kampala- Uganda

Aijuka Nicholas

Lack of solid waste management is one of the menaces that greatly affect Kawempe Division in Kampala capital city. A couple of sub-parishes within Kawempe division are encompassed by many an unlawful sets of landfills and solid waste disposal places. These landfills are locally termed “garbage pits”. These open waste collection facilities have led to spread of some diseases like typhoid as result of Leachet finding its way to ground and surface water sources and contaminating it in the neighborhood of these waste collection areas.