Stabilization of existing waste production by means of a considerable legislation and recycling of materials and refuse are some of the objectives which assist in the attainment of a sustainable environment. Also, the results of conferences organized timely, have resulted in the determination of national programs for waste management and practices associated with them so as to raise public awareness and promote environmentally sound waste disposal practices.
Waste procreation being a deep-rooted facet, is an ineluctable aspect of human civilization. Production and utilization of consumer products, often, results in the generation of wastes as these are engaged with the processes daily functioning in industrialized countries and areas. Production of wastes is inextricably linked with increment in prosperity and consumerism. Hence, it would not be a surprise to predict the increment in global municipal solid waste quantities with even distribution of wealth and funds throughout the world. According to Bruvoll and Tammegmagi, the increment of waste quantities is estimated to be 2.4 per cent at an annual rate (Bruvoll, 1998 and Tammegmagi, 1999). ...Show more