Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 7

Solid Waste Management in India - Current Trends

K G Sruthi1* and Bhargavi2

1Independent Researcher, Hyderabad, India
2Independent Researcher, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: K G Sruthi, Independent Researcher, Hyderabad, India.

Received: April 01, 2022; Published: June 27, 2022


India faces significant environmental challenges as a result of waste generation and insufficient waste collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal. Current waste management systems in India are incapable of dealing with the volumes of waste generated by an expanding urban population, which hurts the environment and public health. The obstacles and challenges are significant, but so are the opportunities. Waste separation at the source, as well as the use of specialized waste processing facilities to separate recyclable materials, is critical. The disposal of the residual waste following material resource extraction necessitates the construction of engineered landfill sites and/or the investment in waste-to-energy facilities. This paper reports on various government initiatives, public health aspects on solid waste management, and current trends on solid waste management.

Keywords: Solid Waste Management; Landfill; Government Initiatives; Sustainability


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Citation: K G Sruthi and Bhargavi. “Solid Waste Management in India - Current Trends”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.7 (2022): 204-209.


Copyright: © 2022 K G Sruthi and Bhargavi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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