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Survey of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Treatment Methods and Compost Samples

  • B. R. HiremathEmail author
  • Sudha Goel
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Abstract

The unwanted, useless or used solid materials generated from combined residential, industrial and commercial activities are known as solid waste. As per the Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling Rules, 2000), garbage is defined as Municipal Solid Waste which includes commercial and residential wastes generated in municipal or notified areas in either solid or semi-solid form excluding industrial hazardous wastes but including treated bio-medical wastes. Municipal solid waste consists of household waste, construction and demolition debris, sanitation residue, and waste from streets.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Civil Engineering DepartmentBasaveshwar Engineering CollegeBagalkotIndia
  2. 2.Civil Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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