Integrated Models for Solid Waste Management in Tourism Regions: Langkawi Island, Malaysia

  title={Integrated Models for Solid Waste Management in Tourism
                              Regions: Langkawi Island, Malaysia},
  author={Elmira Shamshiry and Behzad Nadi and Mazlin bin Mokhtar and Ibrahim Komoo and Halimaton Saadiah Hashim and Nadzri Bin Yahaya},
  booktitle={Journal of environmental and public health},
The population growth, changing consumption patterns, and rapid urbanization contribute significantly to the growing volumes of solid waste that are generated in urban settings. As the rate of urbanization increases, demand on the services of solid waste management increases. The rapid urban growth in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, combined with the increasing rates of solid waste production has provided evidence that the traditional solid waste management practices, particularly the methods of… CONTINUE READING
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