Environmental Sciences

Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas

Edited by Florin-Constantin Mihai, ISBN 978-953-51-3486-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3485-5, 200 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 06, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/66551
Edited Volume

The book points out that rural regions need proper attention at the global level concerning solid waste management sector where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated waste management routes. Solid waste management in rural areas is a key issue in developing and transitioning countries due to the lack of proper waste management facilities and services. The book further examines, on the one hand, the main challenges in the development of reliable waste management practices across rural regions and, on the other hand, the concrete solutions and the new opportunities across the world in dealing with municipal and agricultural wastes. The book provides useful information for academics, various professionals, the members of civil society, and national and local authorities.