Socio-technical systems analysis of waste to energy from municipal solid waste in developing economies: a case for Nigeria

@article{Iyamu2017SociotechnicalSA,
  title={Socio-technical systems analysis of waste to energy from municipal solid waste in developing economies: a case for Nigeria},
  author={Hope O. Iyamu and Martin Anda and Goen Ho},
  journal={Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={21}
}
Waste generation is an inevitable by-product of human activity, and it is on the rise due to rapid urbanisation, industrialisation, increased wealth and population. The composition of municipal solid waste (MSW) in developed and developing economies differ, especially with the organic fraction. Research shows that the food waste stream of MSW in developing countries is over 50%. The case study for this investigation, Nigeria, has minimal formal recycling or resource recovery programs. The… Expand
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