publication . Article . 2015

A Survey of Municipal Solid Waste Generation in 22 Regions of Tehran With Solid Waste Reduction Approach

MA Abduli; M Akbarpour Shirazi; B Omidvar; R Samieifard;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2015 Journal: Toloo-e-behdasht (issn: 1728-5127, eissn: 2538-1598, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Introduction: Solid waste reduction is a key and fundamental factor in creating a sustainable society. Tehran Municipality has embarked on a series of positive measures in recent years in different areas of waste management such as source separation, mechanized waste collection, and constructing compost factories. However these measures have not only brought about any reduction in solid waste reduction but have also resulted in their increase. In this article, first we will describe the current situation of waste management in Tehran. Then since having an understanding of the type and amount of the generated solid waste is important in defining strategies and pr...
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free text keywords: Keywords: Solid Waste Management, Solid Waste Generation Sources, Municipal Waste, Tehran Regions, Waste Reduction, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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