publication . Master thesis . 2004

Solid waste management of Jakarta : Indonesia an environmental systems perspective

Trisyanti, Dini;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell ekologi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Solid waste management has been one of the critical issues in Jakarta, Indonesia.With enormous amounts of generated waste per day and limited supportinginfrastructure, the city has faced serious threat of environmental deterioration andhealth hazard. It relies on one sanitary landfill only, whose capacity is currently beingexceeded, leading to excessive amounts of solid wastes left untreated in the city. An assessment with a system perspective was carried out, aiming to examine thecomplexity with regard to substance flows, environmental impacts, and energyturnover associated to solid waste management. Different scenarios were constructedand compared using the OR...
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free text keywords: Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap
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