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Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia


Behzad, Nadi and Ahmad, Rodzi and Saeid, Pirasteh and Elmira, Shamshiry and Mokhtar, Mazlin (2011) Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 15 (2). pp. 1-4. ISSN 0972-0626; ESSN: 2278-4527


Malaysia is faced with challenges with respect to the solid waste management sector because of the increase of population and tourism, economic growth for sustainable development and inadequate waste legislation enforcement, infrastructure and public attitude among residents. This paper gives an approach of the solid waste management in Malaysia with the aim of presenting the state of waste management practices and problems with regards to environmental, economic and other ramifications.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Technology
Publisher: International Congress of Chemistry and Environment
Keywords: Environmental; Malaysia; Solid waste management
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2016 05:03
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2016 05:03
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/36942
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