Handbook of Solid Waste Management: Chapter 7

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Future Perspective of Solid Waste Management Strategy in India

Samanyita Mohanty, Sushanta Saha, Gour Hari Santra, Amrita Kumari

This chapter elaborates on the existing scenario of waste management in India, highlighting the major categories of solid wastes, prime challenges that people encounter, causes of deficient SWM for the handling of solid waste, alternative approaches for treatment and management of waste sustainably, current government’s policies, as well as gaps of existing SWM strategies. Furthermore, it recommends steps for accomplishment of pertinent SWM along with the future alternatives which would help to boost the present management approaches.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4230-2_10

Cite this chapter as:

Mohanty S., Saha S., Santra G.H., Kumari A. (2022) Future Perspective of Solid Waste Management Strategy in India. 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_10

Handbook of Solid Waste Management has now been published on SpringerLink (Feb 9, 2022): 


Readers who prefer a printed edition of this book will be able to order it from SpringerLink.

Please circulate the above information to all your students, researchers, colleagues, friends and your social media.

Dr Chinnappan Baskar, Editor-in-Chief