Municipal Solid Waste Management for a Sustainable Society

  • Kazuo Yamamoto
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 1)


We are in the era of global environment. It is recognized that global warming may lead to a crisis of ecological systems and a shortage of natural resources, resulting in fatal damage against human activities. The concept of a “Low Carbon Society” has been proposed to adapt to global climate change and to make society sustainable by significantly reducing the emission of carbon dioxide as a result of our fossil fuel dependent activities.


Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Site Municipal Solid Waste Management Final Disposal Sustainable Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuo Yamamoto
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  1. 1.Environmental Science CenterThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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