Environmental Engineering
26. 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

Environmental Engineering
27. 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

Environmental Engineering
28. 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

Environmental Engineering
29. 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

Environmental Engineering
30. 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

Environmental Engineering
31. 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

Environmental Engineering
32. 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

Environmental Engineering
33. 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

Environmental Engineering
34. 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

Environmental Engineering
35. 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