The Influence of Architecture and Planning of Regions and Locations of Built Environment on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries

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Volume-48 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Haruna Abdu Usman
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V48P238


Haruna Abdu Usman "The Influence of Architecture and Planning of Regions and Locations of Built Environment on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V48(4),213-218 June 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Municipal solid waste management in developing countries has thwarted the efforts of municipal governments of most developing countries and has continued to deteriorate both the quality of the environment, health and well-being of urban dwellers in these countries. Most researches pointed out the problems to be enormous ranging from inadequate involvement and conceptualization of the role of various stakeholders, fiscal irresponsibility, equipment failure and lack of reliable data to formulate policies. One important aspect which has suffered neglect from the perspective of various researches and has exerted much influence on solid waste management in developing countries is the architecture and planning of regions and locations (built environment). This paper analyze the impacts of architecture and planning parameters exerted on solid waste management in Bauchi metropolis.


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solid waste, architecture and planning, Bauchi metropolis, solid waste management.