EXISTING AND FUTURE MSW GENERATION NEXUS POPULATION AND GDP GROWTH, THE CASE OF MEKELE CITY, ETHIOPIA
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Municipal Solid Waste(MSW) generation is unavoidable phenomena in any Economic levels and population size. The fast expansion of urbanization, agricultural practices and industrial activities encouraged by quick population growth has produced an enormous amount of solid wastes are pollutes the environment and destroy resources.The data was generated from secondary data sources of various institutions. The range and the composition of MSW generation are highly variable and heterogynous with the contemporary way of life experience of both in low, middle and high income inhabitants. The result showed that the current scenario of MSW generation rate is small but it is tremendously in an increasing fashion parallel with population and GDP growth of Mekele City. Thus, it is important and advisable to underway well comprehensive kinds of research works in the City to identify and predict the prospect MSW generation trends together with its integrated management options.
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[Gebru. Zinabu Marsie, Abrha. Birhanu Hayelom and Gashaw. Meseker Birega. (2017); EXISTING AND FUTURE MSW GENERATION NEXUS POPULATION AND GDP GROWTH, THE CASE OF MEKELE CITY, ETHIOPIA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 1012-1020] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2845 DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2845
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