Solid Waste Management in India : Challenges and Opportunities

Authors(1) :-Sonia Bhankhor

India faces major environmental challenges associated with waste generation and inadequate waste collection, transport, treatment and disposal. Current systems in India cannot cope with the volumes of waste generated by an increasing urban population, and this impact on the environment and public health. The challenges and barriers are significant, but so are the opportunities. A priority is to move from reliance on waste dumps that offer no environmental protection, to waste management systems that retain useful resources within the economy.

Authors and Affiliations

Sonia Bhankhor
Assistant Professor, Department of Environment Science Indira Gandhi University, Meerpur, Haryana, India

Waste Management, Sustainable Development, India, Waste to Energy, Challenges, Opportunities

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 806-809
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1738212
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sonia Bhankhor, " Solid Waste Management in India : Challenges and Opportunities, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.806-809, November-December-2017.
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