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TOWARDS CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS, CHALLENGES AND MECHANISMS FOR MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2014, Pages 230–251

 TOWARDS CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS, CHALLENGES AND MECHANISMS FOR MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Mary Wambui Mwangi and Aggrey Daniel Maina Thuo

Original language: English

Received 28 April 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


This article reviews conceptual and theoretical issues in municipal solid waste management. Definitions and explanation of different concepts in municipal solid waste management are assessed. This article also examines the integrated sustainable waste management framework to determine its relevance in developing countries context. It further analyses measures by different stakeholders in coping with the problems of solid waste management practices and factors that influence the choice of the coping mechanisms. Finally the article provides a synthesis in form of a conceptual framework that may be adopted in aiding in formulation and design of sustainable municipal solid waste management practices.

Author Keywords: Waste, Waste management, Municipal waste, Integrated waste management system.


How to Cite this Article


Mary Wambui Mwangi and Aggrey Daniel Maina Thuo, “TOWARDS CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS, CHALLENGES AND MECHANISMS FOR MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES,” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 230–251, June 2014.