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Title:Future directions of municipal solid waste management in Africa
Editors:Mohee, Romeela
Simelane, ThokozaniISNI
City of publisher:Pretoria
Publisher:Africa Institute of South Africa
ISBN:9780798304238; 0798304766; 9780798304764
Geographic terms:Africa
South Africa
Subjects:waste management
municipal government
informal sector
urban planning
urban environment
Abstract:This edited volume examines the effects of the growing urbanisation in Africa on municipal solid waste management. Examples are drawn from Uganda, South Africa and Nigeria. The contributors not only provide an analysis but also suggest how (in)formal solid waste management could be improved through urban planning, innovations and environmental engineering. Contributions: Introduction (T. Simelane, R. Mohee); A comparative analysis of solid waste management in developed and developing countries (R. Mohee, M. A. Z. Bundhoo); Solid waste collection and transportation (O. Gukhool); Treatment of solid waste: principles, key technologies and case studies from Africa (A. Mudhoo, G. D. Somaroo, R. Mohee); Moving up the hierarchy: involving the informal sector to increase recycling rates - a case study of Nigerian cities (T. C. Nzeadibe); Effective integration of scavengers in solid waste recycling and material recovery (G. T. Forbid, G. Bush); Solid waste management in Uganda: challenges and options (J. Okut-Okumu); The role of policy and institutional reform in enhancing technical efficiency of urban authorities: reference to solid waste management in Kampala city, Uganda (J. T. Tukahirwa, N. B. Lukooya); Technology must seek tradition: re-engineering urban governance for sustainable municipal solid waste management (M. Oteng-Ababio); Leading the way: directions of municipal solid waste management in South Africa (L. Chimuka, J. Ogola); Innovations in municipal solid waste management: experiences from eThekwini municipality, South Africa (T. Gumbo, T. Simelane); Localised approach to solid waste management: system dynamics, life-cycle assessment, institutional and legislative frameworks (G. D. Somaroo, O. Gukhool); Conclusion: the holistic picture and the way forward (A. Mudhoo, R. Mohee, T. Simelane). [ASC Leiden abstract]