Role of Management and Treatment of Village Solid Waste in Rural Development

  • M. S. Kadam
  • S. S. Sarawade
Conference paper


The high generation of village solid waste in villages is crucial problem and burning topic due to rapid industrialization, technical development and modern living standard. It creates challenge for the authorities of rural and urban areas. The well transportation facility to reach urban areas, educational awareness and increasing in earning capacity of rural people causes improvement in all facilities of rural areas. The impact of living standard of urban people attracts the rural people leading to generate village solid waste (vsw). Waste creates major problems to environment. i.e. air pollution, water pollution and Soil pollution. Nowadays it is not only the urban problem but also the village problems too. It is emergency to take efforts to overcome these problems. This paper focuses existing facts of rural solid waste situation, the problems of solid waste, probable solutions of segregation and treatment.


Village solid waste Ash Scrap Rural areas Recycling Compostable material Waste to energy combustion Village solid waste (VSW) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Kadam
    • 1
  • S. S. Sarawade
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Brahmdevdada Mane Institute of TechnologyBrahmdevdada Mane Institute of TechnologySolapurIndia
  2. 2.Faculty of Modern Education Society’s College of EngineeringModern Education Society’s College of EngineeringPuneIndia

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