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Waste Management

Waste Management

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A presentation on various types and process for waste management
A presentation on various types and process for waste management

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WASTE MANAGEMENT 
Venkatesh KBS
 
INTRODUCTION
Waste management
is the collection, transport, processing ordisposal of waste materials, usually ones produced by humanactivity, in an effort to reduce their effect on human health orlocal amenity.Waste management can involve solid, liquid or gaseous wastes,with different methods and fields of expertise for each.3R Reduce-Reuse-RecycleSources of waste for European Environment Agency countries, 1992-1997
 
 
According to a study done by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI),annual per capita municipal solid waste generation in India is projected togrow from
1 to 1.33 percent
, which would lead to a generation of over
260 million tones
of waste by 2047.Methane emissions from landfills are projected to reach
39 million tones
 by 2047, from 7 million tones in 1997.On the other hand, waste management responses have not kept pace withthe increasing quantities of waste resulting in(a) a high proportion of uncollected waste, and(b) poor standards of transportation, storage, treatment and disposal
WASTE IN INDIA

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