Solid waste management
1. Forecast generation model of municipal solid waste using multiple linear regression

J.A. Araiza-Aguilar; M.N. Rojas-Valencia; R.A. Aguilar-Vera

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.01

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to develop a forecast model to determine the rate of generation of municipal solid waste in the municipalities of the Cuenca del Cañón del Sumidero, Chiapas, Mexico. Multiple linear regression was used with social and demographic explanatory variables. The ...  Read More

Solid waste management
2. Microplastics in water, sediment and salts from traditional salt producing ponds

A. Tahir; P. Taba; M.F. Samawi; S. Werorilangi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 431-440

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.03

Abstract
  Plastic pollution has universally known accumulated in all environment compartments and accelerating threat to the sustainability of earth. Field survey to examine the occurrence of microplastics in ancient sea water evaporation technology of ponds at Pallengu-Jeneponto, was conducted. From this sea ...  Read More

Solid waste management
3. The strategy of sustainable development and waste management: Case study: Commercial power industry

S. Łęgowik-Świącik

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 33-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.04

Abstract
  In this study, the relationships between two variables: the strategy of sustainable development and the efficiency of waste management in the commercial power industry company have been subjected to discussion. The basis for the explanation of the aforementioned relationships is the assumption that the ...  Read More

Solid waste management
4. Composition of plastic waste discarded by households and its management approaches

B. Gwada; G. Ogendi; S.M. Makindi; S. Trott

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 83-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.07

Abstract
  Among the emerging environmental issues within Sub-Saharan Africa is the haphazard disposal of plastic waste, some of which end up downstream in the marine environment leading to negative effects. Notably there have been cases of humpback whales getting entangled in ‘ghost’ fishing nets, ...  Read More

Solid waste management
5. Estimation of landfill gas generation in a municipal solid waste disposal site by LandGEM mathematical model

S.S. Hosseini; K. Yaghmaeian; N. Yousefi; A.H. Mahvi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 493-506

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.009

Abstract
  Anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds in landfills is responsible for generation of greenhouse gases. The present study aimed to determine the total gas and methane emission from a landfill located in Hamedan (west of Iran) from 2011 to 2030. LandGEM 3.02 model was used to estimate the gas emission ...  Read More

Solid waste management
6. Urban solid waste characterization in the east part of Black Sea region

K.O. Demirarslan; B.Y. Çelik

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 167-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.005

Abstract
  In the current study, the solid waste characterisation that belongs to Artvin city centre, which is located in East Black Sea Region of Turkey, were searched. The study has the feature of being the first study for the country of Artvin in terms of study. The field of study is composed of 7 neighborhoods ...  Read More

Solid waste management
7. Application of DEA technique in SWOT analysis of oily sludge management using fuzzy data

H. Borgheipour; Z. Moghaddas; M. Abbassi; N. Abbaszadeh Tehrani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 183-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.006

Abstract
  The proper management of oily sludge from petroleum products storage tanks is necessary because inappropriate methods for dredging of tanks may result in high costs and increased environmental pollution. The purpose of the current study is to rank the strategies outlined by strengths, weaknesses, opportunities ...  Read More

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8. Suitability assessment for handling methods of municipal solid waste

B. Seng; T. Fujiwara; B. Seng

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 113-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.001

Abstract
  Solid waste management is challenging in Phnom Penh city, Capital of Cambodia. The only one formal treatment taken is the final disposal of mixed waste into an open dumpsite. The current study analyses the physical and chemical characteristics of municipal solid waste disposed of in the dumpsite to assess ...  Read More

Solid waste management
9. Analyzing solid waste management practices for the hotel industry

S.T. Pham Phu; M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 19-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.003

Abstract
  The current study aims to analyze waste characteristics and management practices of the hotel industry in Hoi An, a tourism city in the center of Vietnam. Solid wastes from 120 hotels were sampled, the face-to-face interviews were conducted, and statistical methods were carried out to analyze the data. ...  Read More

Solid waste management
10. Predicting waste generation using Bayesian model averaging

M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara; S.T. Pham Phu; K.T. Nguyen Thi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 385-402

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.005

Abstract
  A prognosis model has been developed for solid waste generation from households in Hoi An City, a famous tourist city in Viet Nam. Waste sampling, followed by a questionnaire survey, was carried out to gather data. The Bayesian model average method was used to identify factors significantly associated ...  Read More

Solid waste management
11. Factors affecting the rural domestic waste generation

A.R. Darban Astane; M. Hajilo

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 417-426

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.007

Abstract
  The current study was carried out to evaluate the quantity and quality of rural domestic waste generation and to identify the factors affecting it in rural areas of Khodabandeh county in Zanjan Province, Iran. Waste samplings consisted of 318 rural households in 11 villages. In order to evaluate the ...  Read More

Solid waste management
12. Households willingness to pay for improved solid waste management

S. Akhtar; A.S. Ahmad; M.I. Qureshi; S. Shahraz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 143-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.003

Abstract
  Waste is a byproduct of human life. Nowadays, municipal solid waste is being produced in excessive amounts and in this way, both developing and developed countries are facing challenges regarding generation of waste. Economic development, urbanization and improved living standards in cities have contributed ...  Read More

Solid waste management
13. Management of toxic and hazardous contents of oil sludge in Siri Island

M. Pazoki; B. Hasanidarabadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 33-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.004

Abstract
  Sirri Island is one of the most important islands in Iran where contains massive amounts of crude oil reservoirs and is a crude oil exporting and storage spot. Petroleum sludge wastes produced by the refineries are deposited in outdoor 2-ha open pits. 30 sludge samples from different depot locations ...  Read More

Solid waste management
14. Integrated solid waste management in megacities

M.A. Abdoli; M. Rezaei; H. Hasanian

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 289-298

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.008

Abstract
  Rapid urbanization and industrialization, population growth and economic growth in developing countries make management of municipal solid waste more complex comparing with developed countries. Furthermore, the conventional municipal solid waste management approach often is reductionists, not tailored ...  Read More

Solid waste management
15. Leachate characterization and identification of dominant pollutants using leachate pollution index for an uncontrolled landfill site

S. De; S. Maiti; T. Hazra; A. Debsarkar; A. Dutta

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 177-186

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.008

Abstract
  Landfill leachates are potential threats for environmental degradation. This study was conducted to determine the leachate quality, to identify the dominant pollutants and to evaluate the leachate pollution potential of an active and closed dumping ground of an uncontrolled municipal solid waste landfill ...  Read More

Solid waste management
16. An integrated approach of composting methodologies for solid waste management

K. Kumaresan; R. Balan; A. Sridhar; J. Aravind; P. Kanmani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 157-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.006

Abstract
  Organic fraction of solid waste, which upon degradation produces foul smell and generates pathogens, if not properly managed. Composting is not a method of waste disposal but it is a method of waste recycling and used for agricultural purposes. An integrated approach of composting methodology was tested ...  Read More

Solid waste management
17. Modeling barriers of solid waste to energy practices: An Indian perspective

S. Bag; N. Mondal; R. Dubey

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 39-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.005

Abstract
  In recent years managing solid wastes has been one of the burning problems in front of state and local municipal authorities. This is mainly due to scarcity of lands for landfill sites. In this context experts suggest that conversion of solid waste to energy and useful component is the best approach ...  Read More