International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211

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David Bigirwa

  • Research Article
    The Role of Sub-Saharan Africa Countries’ Households Waste Charges on Sustainable Cities Development
    Author(s): Felister Mombo and David BigirwaFelister Mombo and David Bigirwa

    Most developing countries especially Sub-Sahara Africa often lacks financial resources to provide solid waste management in urban areas. Despite this, little has been done in the region to investigate the amount of income which can be collected from households to support provision of proper solid waste management. This paper estimated the amount which can be raised from households to support delivery of sustainable solid waste management. The study identified solid waste recovery alternatives which can help to turn the generated solid waste into useful resources. The findings revealed an estimate of about TZS 4, 555, 582, 529 (1 USD = 2140.65 TZS) can be collected per month from the households that can serve to purchase equipment including collection trucks and covering materials, as well as to pay for operational costs. The purchased solid waste equipme.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2252-5211.1000265

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