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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Nov 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 107-115

Generation and management of household municipal solid wastes in extension
and town areas of Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu, Southern India

Growing population, fast urbanization, rising income, increasing economic activities, changing life style and consumption
pattern have been increasing the generation of solid wastes especially in urban areas of India. We assessed the generation and
management of household municipal solid waste in the extension and town areas of different socioeconomic classes (low,
middle and high income groups) of Tiruvarur during 2004 -2005.

Keywords: community practices, socio-economic class, solid waste management, waste composition, waste quantification

Citation: *, ( 2015), Generation and management of household municipal solid wastes in extension
and town areas of Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu, Southern India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 3(3): 107-115

Received: 2016-05-11 07:21:56; Accepted: 2016-05-11 07:22:04;
Published: 11/05/2016

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*Correspondence: G. Arunachalam