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A Planning approach for environmentally sustainable and economically viable solid waste management in urban areas

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dc.contributor.author Sugathapala, KC
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-03T16:33:35Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-03T16:33:35Z
dc.date.issued 2014-07-03
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/10172
dc.description.abstract CHAPTER 1: gives the general issues of solid waste management, its relationship to town and country planning and other general issues related to study such as objectives, scope, methodology and the process used for the study. CHAPTER 2: is devoted to environment and solid waste management and is looked into with special reference to sustainable environment, human settlement planning and public participation. CHAPTER 3: is devoted to technology of solid waste management which discuses the aspects such as elements of solid waste and its composition, solid waste generation, collection, transfer & transportation and of solid waste disposal methods. This chapter also discusses using of planning tools such threshold analysis and sieve map techniques in solid waste management. CHAPTER 4: brings the issues related to development planning and solid waste management with a view to integrating the solid waste management plan within the overall town development plan. Initially issues such as economic aspects including solid waste service charge and administration aspects are also discussed. CHAPTER 5: is devoted to the detail analysis of the case study carried out in the Galle MC area which includes study of existing development plan, forecasting future trends of development, and preparation of a solid waste management plan for GMC with a view to integrate it with the development plan. CHAPTER 6: gives the conclusions and recommendations of the study which includes national, regional and local level policy recommendations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING-Thesis ; TOWN PLANNING ; WASTE DISPOSAL en_US
dc.title A Planning approach for environmentally sustainable and economically viable solid waste management in urban areas en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree M.Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Town and Country Planning en_US
dc.date.accept 1997
dc.identifier.accno 74608 en_US


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