Best Solid Waste Management Practices at Amritapuri: A Case Study

1Unnithan Anandakrishnan*, Akash Ravi, Tharun Thomas Ajith, V. Viswanath, Gevargis Muramthookil Thomas and S.N. Jyothi

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Abstract:

Solid waste management, in today's world, has turned out to be a matter of great concern. Rapid urbanization and population explosion have made efficient solid waste management a big challenge for mankind. In these prevailing conditions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus has designed waste management methods that reduce the burden on urban local bodies by processing most of the waste generated by it, in the campus itself. The paper analyses the various waste management practices like waste sorting, processing and disposal followed in the study area. The paper also explores the scope for further improvements to enhance the overall efficiency of the existing solid waste management system by providing innovative suggestions.

Keywords:

Case Study, Best Solid, Innovative Suggestions.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages2318-2328