The Challenges Faced in the Collection and Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management: A Case Study of Sanghar City
Keywords:Municipal solid waste, collection; disposal, quality of life, residential satisfaction
The rapid increase in urbanization and population, is generating massive solid waste (SW) in cities. Mismanagement of MSW collection is creating, health hazards, socio-economic problems, and deteriorating environments. This research aimed to examine the SWM problems and to identify SWM issues through the inhabitant's perspective and to propose a sustainable method to control, collect, treat, utilize and disposing of Municipal SW in Sanghar City. Hence, the objective of this study is to achieve through cluster sampling, For the residential questionnaire study, a sample size of 384 was obtained and descriptive statistics and regression and correlation analysis methods have been used to evaluate the data collected. As a result, the collection of MSW is quite inappropriate and constricted to the influential area and solid waste keeps on scattered throughout the remaining areas. In recent years, mismanagement MSW has become a major problem in Sanghar city. The key problems of SW in the city are indiscriminate disposal, improper collection, inadequate storage, and insufficient facilities. To address these issues, the management of the disposal of SW must be carried out with the complete participation of the respective communities.
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