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A Study of Solid Waste Management in Indore City: With Special Reference to Biomedical Waste

  • Mohini JadonEmail author
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Abstract

Solid waste management is the process of collection, treatment and disposal of solid material that is discarded because it is no longer useful. Solid waste management is important for the protection of public health, safety and environment quality. Indore city is holding it’s first position in Swacch Bharat Abhyian for cleanliness and is managing its waste sustainably. The waste generated in the area, i.e. dry, wet and biomedical waste is managed by the IMC. If the waste generated is not managed properly it may lead to serious health hazard, infectious diseases, environmental issues, climatic changes. The Indore city has started collection of waste door to door with segregation by which they can easily manage it. There are various methods used to dispose the waste. Study area is trying to manage it’s waste sustainably for which Indore will host the eighth 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) a strategic platform for sharing best practices, including new and emerging issues of concern in waste management area.

Keywords

Solid waste management Biomedical waste Environmental issues Disposal Health hazard 3R IMC 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IndoreIndia

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