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Volume 3 Issue 7
July-2016
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1607017

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81-85

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A Case Study on Existing Solid Waste Collection System in Ward no. 53 of Belagavi City

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2349-5162

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"A Case Study on Existing Solid Waste Collection System in Ward no. 53 of Belagavi City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.3, Issue 7, page no.81-85, July-2016, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1607017.pdf

Abstract

“Municipal solid waste” (MSW) is a term usually applied to a heterogeneous collection of wastes produced in urban areas, the nature of which varies from region to region. Urban wastes can be subdivided into two major components: organic and inorganic. As per the 2011 census population of Belagavi city is six lakhs and contain 58 wards in total. Total quantity of municipal solid waste generation 160 to 180 tonne per day. The present study is carried out in ward No. 53, having a population of 7211. The area includes residential and commercial zones, with residential zone being major. For the present study 12 individual houses were selected based on occupants standard of living and are classified as high income group, Medium income group and low income group. As per the samples collected high income group generated 1.974 kg solid waste per day, similarly medium and Low income group generates 1.619 kg/day & 0.698 kg/day. Total generation from the ward No. 53 is 2.8 tonne per day and the same is collected through door to door collection system. Small collection vehicles empty their collected waste in the larger vehicle and same is taken to Turmuri disposal site, once a day.

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Solid waste management, generation of solid waste, collection routes

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"A Case Study on Existing Solid Waste Collection System in Ward no. 53 of Belagavi City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.3, Issue 7, page no. pp81-85, July-2016, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1607017.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1607017
Registration ID: 160332
Published In: Volume 3 | Issue 7 | Year July-2016
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Page No: 81-85
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"A Case Study on Existing Solid Waste Collection System in Ward no. 53 of Belagavi City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.3, Issue 7, page no. pp81-85, July-2016, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1607017.pdf




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