Impact of Solid Waste on Human Health: A Case Study of Lucknow City
Author(s):
HariOm Pal
Keywords:
Municipal Waste, Disposal System, Environment, Habitants, Bio-Waste, Hazards, Solid waste management, waste site, Sewage Treatment, Landfill, Public Health, dump site, by-products, generated waste, Decomposition procedure.
Abstract
Growth in population growth and progress in urbanization is one of the main aspects in increasing solid waste which leads to health effects due to improper disposal of waste and the awareness within a community. In urban areas, residents which live near to solid waste in dumpsites face many problems due to incomplete disposal of solid waste. The study was carried out in municipal area to investigate type and the quantity of solid waste disposal, possible health effects due to solid waste disposal, method of solid waste disposal, components of solid waste. As a result there is need for increasing use of recycling and composting, need to properly manage and relocate the dumpsite to a safe distance from all human settlements.
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Unique Paper ID: 146425

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 4, Issue 12

Page(s): 503 - 505
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