Chukwunonye Ezeah

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Optimistic estimates suggest that only 30-70% of waste generated in cities of developing countries is collected for disposal. As a result, uncollected waste is often disposed of into open dumps, along the streets or into water bodies. Quite often, this practice induces environmental degradation and public health risks. Notwithstanding, such practices also(More)
The poor state of solid waste management in cities of developing countries is fast assuming the scale of a major social/environmental challenge. The main drivers of the waste problem in Nigeria, for instance, are poverty, high population and urbanization growth rates, compounded by a weak and underfunded infrastructure. The gravity of this problem is(More)
Effluent discharges from municipal, industrial, and agricultural activities constitute major sources of pollution on land and water bodies. During the 1990s, large-scale application of Constructed Wetlands (CWs) as a remediation option drew much attention globally from the public and green groups alike. The most common application of CWs is for flow(More)
The aim of this research was to assess the anaerobic digestion (AD) process at the L. Reule Bioenergy Plant, a typical UK, small holder, on farm plant. The first objective was to determine whether the plant was using its waste products to achieve the maximum possible biogas output from its digestate. The second objective was to explore the main sources of(More)
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