Solid Waste (MSW) poses a difficult and complex problem for society. Some
of the difficulties arise because the MSW stream is quantitatively large and
qualitatively heterogeneous, reflecting the myriad consumer products manufactured
in modern industrial society. Inconveniently, MSW is largely generated
in densely populated areas where its management is most constrained. Thus
the problem cuts across a very wide range of human activities and interests.
At the same time, MSW represents a uniquely familiar environmental problem,
in that everyone contributes to it palpably in the course of daily living.
application of composting to municipal solid wastes in mechanised treatment