Solid waste management is a major crisis in most of the cities all over the world. In general, management of solid waste carried out through various methods like segregation, collection, transport, processing and disposal. However, the hurdles faced in the course of solid waste management in mountain localities were more complex and entirely different from those of flat landscapes. In this context, the present study focused on the status of existing solid waste management practices and its impacts on the environment with emphasis on factors affecting the efficient management of solid waste in hilly region, Udhagamandalam.
Santhosh R, is an Environmentalist and Activist, who is currently working in the field of municipal solid waste management along with local authorities. He has completed his master of science in Environmental Science followed by M. Phil by taking solid waste management as a field of study. He has three years of experience and broad field knowledge
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Solidwaste, Compost, Tourism, Hilly terrain, Udagamandalam
TECHNOLOGY / Environmental