Published: 2021-02-11

Page: 110-115


Department of Environmental Science, University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190006, Jammu and Kashmir, India.


Department of Environmental Science, University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190006, Jammu and Kashmir, India.


Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190006, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

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The waste management from the previous few decades has become imperative environmental issue. The increasing population, industrialization & urbanization are the key factors associated with enormous waste production throughout the world. This review paper touches the functional elements of the Waste Management System. It is analyzed that the Solid Waste Management System (SWMS) should choose proper steps like collection, storage, processing, transport & disposal of waste so that severe impacts of waste can be minimized & the quality of life can be improved.

Keywords: Waste management system, population, disposal, vermicomposting, land filling.

How to Cite

MAJEED, G., GULZAR, A., & ISLAM, T. (2021). AN OVERVIEW OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 4(1), 110–115. Retrieved from


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