SOLID WASTE MENAGEMENT IN
Solid waste management becomes a great problem now-a-days. Rapidly
growing population is
Responsible for producing large amount of solid wastes. To develop an
System the existing scenario of solid waste of a city should be known
Enable to find out the exact problems happening regarding mismanagement
of solid waste within the
city was known as the “cleanest city” of Bangladesh due to its neatness and an
overwhelming presence of green trees and hilly areas. But now recently due to
the presence of piles of refuses dotting and improper waste management, the
clean lines of the city has been facing acute decay.
waste management has become a major concern for the cities and towns of
Bangladesh. Chittagong is the second largest city in Bangladesh. As a
metropolitan city different types of SW
are produced everyday by the people. Low collection coverage, scarce transport
services, recycling and disposal and lack of suitable treatment, facilities are
responsible for unsatisfactory waste management, leading to air, water and land
pollution. Which putting people and the environment at risk. In such a
circumstance this study has intended to unfold the institutional dimensions of
solid waste management including the types & amount of wastes produced in
this city and to identify solid waste management problems. A field survey had
been conducted to identify the current scenario of solid waste management
system in Chittagong city area. It helped to identify the problems regarding
solid waste management system which helped in this study to give some
recommendations to improve the solid waste management system of Chittagong.
society is much more aware of the environment there are an increasing number of
environmental regulations which very often challenge the management of SW and this makes the recycling as means of
reducing waste to the
landfill to be very important in the SWM sector.
and secondary data have been used in this methodology. Primary data have been
collected from depth interview and personal .Data have been collected from
different respondent groups like city corporation employees, housewives,
garbage collector. Their opinion has been collected to get an acumen into
existing waste management system. Their suggestion has been considered in the
study. Secondary data have been collected through pursuing different reports of
City Corporation, web materials, various articles, journals, news and books.
has been found that total 122 tons of SW of different types are being generated
daily. Of the total quantity 45-55 percent is collected but the rest is left.
It is broadly estimated that between 10 to 15 percent of the total municipal
budget is used for SWM. The wastes which remains uncollected and dumped in open
area, street or drains, clogging the drainage system that creates grave
environmental decay and health risks. The collected waste is presently being disposed
of mainly in a low-lying area. Little amount of waste is being reclaimed or
salvaged for recycling according to its market value. Finally, this paper
suggests a safe and sustainable dumping site for environmental protection to
keep the city nice and healthy.
CCC collects 1357-ton waste daily. Collection efficiency is 70 percent of the
generated waste Management scenario in Chittagong Management method. Now I am
going to present a short area solid waste management description. Daily municipal
solid waste recycling scenario by waste pickers at Anandobazar and Arefin Nogor
dumping site in 2014. Total daily Anandobaza to Arefin Nogor collections…..
1.575 ton, Plastic 0.550 ton, Aluminum 0.027 ton, Steel 0.556 ton, Glass 2.050-ton
Total 4.758 ton. Which means Solid waste management system is working perfectly.
the end I just want to add that, Bangladesh is getting populated day by day.
More population, more waste, more pollution , more environment disadvantage. So
we have to cover the whole nation. Because environment is getting weak day by
day. we need to manage take action against it and walk towards to a clean
Bangladesh and a healthy Bangladesh. Thank you.