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An analysis of Kashan municipal solid waste, Iran

(2016) An analysis of Kashan municipal solid waste, Iran. Research Journal of Applied Sciences.

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Abstract

Solid waste are important environmental issue in the now new world. Science the proper management of municipal solid waste needs suitable statistical data. This study ordered to determine quantity and quality characteristics of municipal solid wastes generated in Kashan, Iran. This study was done in April 2014-April 2015. Due to standard instructions, one sample per month prepared and analyzed. The results showed 223.3 ton solid waste are generated in average per day. The results revealed that Kashan's municipal solid wastes composed from 75.5 putrescibles, 11.04 plastic, 4.47 study, 3.71glass, 2.22 textile, 1.28 metals, 0.57 soil, 0.66 wood and 0.55 others. The solid waste generation per capita in the Kashan was 637 g/cap/day and the average of solid waste density in transfer station was 194 kg/m3. So, waste separation at generating point and composting method will decreased the Kashan environmental pollution and solid waste can be easy and better management. © Medwell Journals, 2016.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 0
Keywords: Kashan; Municipal waste; Qualitative waste; Quantitative waste; Solid waste
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 670-847 Environmental Pollution. Sanitation
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center
Depositing User: مهندس هدی فهیم پور
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4210

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