Mayors" action report on solid waste management
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Mayors" action report on solid waste management by United States Conference of Mayors

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Published by The Conference in Washington .
Written in English


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StatementUnited States Conference of Mayors
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL14548511M

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While service levels, environmental impacts and costs vary dramatically, solid waste management is arguably the most important municipal service and serves as a prerequisite for other municipal action. As the world hurtles toward its urban future, the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW), one of the most important by-products of an urban lifestyle, is growing even faster than the rate of urbanization.   According to a law, the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Amendment Act, the mayor “shall impose a fee on the disposal of solid waste at a solid waste disposal facility . and the level of awareness, knowledge and practices of solid waste management in Port-Harcourt city residents. It defines solid waste management as the process of collecting, storing, treatment and disposal of solid wastes in such a way that they are harmless to humans, plants, animals, the ecology and the environment Size: KB. The present report gives a brief review of the development of the waste sector since the Rio World Summit, as well as a status description of the situation of waste management today and of future challenges. The scope of the report is limited to the management of municipal solid wastes (MSW). This report is divided into five parts.

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