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|Title: ||Characterisation and composition of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated in Sangamner City, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India|
|Authors: ||Thitame, Sunil Namdeo|
Pondhe, G. M.
Meshram, D. C.
|Keywords: ||Municipal solid waste|
Characteristics Municipal solid waste
|Issue Date: ||5-Nov-2009|
|Citation: ||Environ Monit Assess (2010) 170:1–5|
|Abstract: ||This paper deals with the characteristics
and composition of municipal solid waste (MSW)
generated in Sangamner city. The composition of
solid waste was studied by segregating it into different
component, i.e., kitchen waste, paper, earth
and fine material, slaughter house waste, leaves,
metals, etc. These components were categorised
into organic waste and inorganic waste. It was
observed that Sangamner city produces around
61% organic waste, and the rest is inorganic waste.
The characteristics of organic solid waste, i.e.,
pH, electrical conductivity, moisture content, organic
carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
were evaluated. The analysis of organic content of
MSW indicates that it is good source of nutrients
for the agriculture sector whereas|
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