Factors influencing solid waste generation and composition in urban areas of Tanzania : The case of Dares-Salaam

  title={Factors influencing solid waste generation and composition in urban areas of Tanzania : The case of Dares-Salaam},
  author={Jonas Petro Senzige and Daniel Oluwole Makinde and Karoli Nicolas Njau and Yaw Nkansah-Gyeke},
  • Jonas Petro Senzige, Daniel Oluwole Makinde, +1 author Yaw Nkansah-Gyeke
  • Published 2014
Solid waste characterisation study was carried in Dar-es-Salaam to quantify the waste generation rates and composition. By studying solid waste generation trends for three socioeconomic statuses, it was found that the solid pa capita generation rate decreases with decreasing socioeconomic status. Solid waste compositions also exhibited variations due to socioeconomic status. It was also found that solid waste generation and population and GDP growth are positively correlated. Furthermore, a… CONTINUE READING


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