Municipal solid waste management strategies in Turkey.

  title={Municipal solid waste management strategies in Turkey.},
  author={Nurdan Gamze Turan and Semra Çoruh and Andaç Akdemir and Osman Nuri Ergun},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={29 1},
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is a major environmental problem in Turkey, as in many developing countries. Problems associated with municipal solid waste are difficult to address, but efforts towards more efficient collection and transportation and environmentally acceptable waste disposal continue in Turkey. Although strict regulations on the management of solid waste are in place, primitive disposal methods such as open dumping and discharge into surface water have been used in various parts of… CONTINUE READING