Open Access Research Article Article ID: JCEES-4-120

    A Survey of Solid Waste Management in Chennai (A Case Study of Around Koyambedu Market and Madhavaram Poultry Farms)

    Visuvasam Motcha Rakkini* and Savariar Vincent

    The well managed successful waste management programme increases the health and environmental quality of the country. This survey examines the status of Solid Waste management at metropolitan city, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Koyambedu market and Madhavaram poultry farms). This survey is helpful for the people to make awareness about waste management. A pretested and self-administered questionnaire was used for primary data collection covering 100 peoples which were selected randomly. Data were analyzed according to the descriptive statistics. Different organic wastes comprising plant and animal constituents such as vegetable waste- lady’s finger, Brinjal, Radish, Beans carrot, chow-chow, beetroot, clustered  beans, snake gourd, tomatoes, egg shell, feather, skin etc. The results also showed that 58% of the households were not aware of waste recycling, reuse & reduction.

    Keywords: Solid waste management; Environment management; Questionnaire; Vegetable waste; Ani-mal waste; Recycling; Reuse and reduction

    Published on: Feb 16, 2018 Pages: 9-12

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-488X.000020
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