Systems approaches to integrated solid waste management in developing countries.

  title={Systems approaches to integrated solid waste management in developing countries.},
  author={Rachael E. S. Marshall and Khosrow Farahbakhsh},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={33 4},
Solid waste management (SWM) has become an issue of increasing global concern as urban populations continue to rise and consumption patterns change. The health and environmental implications associated with SWM are mounting in urgency, particularly in the context of developing countries. While systems analyses largely targeting well-defined, engineered systems have been used to help SWM agencies in industrialized countries since the 1960s, collection and removal dominate the SWM sector in… CONTINUE READING
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