International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211


Moharana Choudhury

  • Research Article
    A Comparative Study of Municipal Solid Waste Management Status for Three Major Towns of Upper Assam-India
    Author(s): Moharana Choudhury and Joystu DuttaMoharana Choudhury and Joystu Dutta

    Waste is a major problem for the countries and cities of developing country like India. This present study is carried out to understand the present scenario of waste management status of three major towns of Assam state namely Jorhat, Tezpur and Dibrugarh. A comparative analysis is carried out on the basis of municipal solid waste generation in these three prominent municipalities of Upper Assam. During the present study it is estimated that Tezpur town produces around 28 MT of waste, Jorhat Town produces 35 MT of waste and Dibrugarh Town produces 75 MT of waste respectively. All the three Municipalities are facing problem for disposal of waste as the open dumping ground is affecting the people and environment around the site. Dibrugarh town waste management is more critical compare to others as because of the open air dumping system since 25 years as well as proximity to river Brahma.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2252-5211.1000291

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