Privatisation of solid waste disposal in Malacca / Munirah Abdul Rahim

Abdul Rahim, Munirah (2006) Privatisation of solid waste disposal in Malacca / Munirah Abdul Rahim. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).


Population growth, rising standards of living, and industrialisation all have contributed to increased solid waste generation in both industrialised and developing countries. Solid wastes pose significant threats to public health and the environment if they are not stored, colleted, and disposed of properly. The most serious effects of improper solid waste management include air pollution, contamination of water supplies, and the spread of human disease. Solid Waste Management may be defined as that discipline associated with the control of generation, storage, collection, transfer and transport, processing and finally disposing of Solid Waste. It is also in a manner that is in accord with the best principles of public health, economics, engineering, conservation, aesthetics and environmental considerations. In this scope Solid Waste Management includes all administrative, manpower and staff, transportation and equipments, service areas and etc. There are many factors affecting the Solid waste Management improvement. Manpower problem is one of the factors and also the problems is that the usage of old transports and equipments are contribute to the lack of Solid Waste Management in Malacca. Conscious about these problems, so the Government and Local Authority In Malacca implemented the Privatisation Of Solid Waste Disposal and hand over this management to Southern Waste Management. This dissertation was carried out to identify the Privatisation of Solid Waste Disposal In Malacca. As the process is technically different, the aim of-using these systems is same as to control the increasing of amount of solid wastes.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Abdul Rahim, Munirah
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Zain, Mohd Fisol
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Industrial and factory sanitation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor of Building Surveying (Hons)
Keywords: Population growth, Solid waste disposal, Solid Waste Management
Date: 2006
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