Part II: Agricultural Solid Waste Management
Chapter 20 pp 523-544
Solid Waste Management and Policies Toward Sustainable Agriculture
Vijay Kant Singh, Praveen Solanki, Arkendu Ghosh, Apurba Pal
Solid waste is consolidated materials from a wastewater and water supply treatment plant, garbage, refuse, and discarded materials from mining, agricultural operations, industries, and community activities. Several types of solid wastes are produced such as agricultural wastes, municipal wastes, industrial waste, mining waste, nuclear waste, medical waste, etc. Management and proper reuse of solid waste are very important for sustaining and maintaining the entire bio-geo-ecosystem. This chapter mainly focuses on solid waste, its types, various sources, and disposal technologies used for proper management of solid waste.
Cite this chapter as: Singh V.K., Solanki P., Ghosh A., Pal A. (2022) Solid Waste Management and Policies Toward Sustainable Agriculture. In: Baskar C., Ramakrishna S., Baskar S., Sharma R., Chinnappan A., Sehrawat R. (eds) Handbook of Solid Waste Management. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4230-2_27
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