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IJESD 2020 Vol.11(11): 509-513 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2020.11.11.1299

Analysis of Urban Solid Waste Management System of Bangladesh and Germany Waste Management System

Mohammed Omar Sahed Chowdhury and Ashef Ainan Baksh

Abstract— Bangladesh is a low-lying riverine country. Unplanned growth of urban population causes audacious generation of solid wastes and strives immense pressure on existing services and environment. At present days, urban solid waste management is considered as most immediate and demanding environmental problems vexing Municipal authorities or urban governments in developing Asian countries like Bangladesh. Cities are now clashing with the serious problems of high amount of waste. The traditional concepts and inferior technologies of collecting waste are becoming incomplete as well as incompetent resulting more than half of the engendered solid wastes remain uncollected, disposed of regionally, forging the environmental view of cities quite murky and disheartening for the future. In waste management system, Germany is a role model for the world and the New German Closed-Cycle management is aiming to curve the waste management into resource management. The main intent of this research study is to categories in the solid wastes, discussing the issues of waste generation, a popular method for solid waste management, gasification schematic and waste-management model for Bangladesh. This study also explains Germany Closed-Cycle Management Act as well as waste treatment facilities, recovery, and disposal rate in Germany. Germany keeps very high-quality to preserve soil, air and water from the emissions integrated with waste storage and treatment.

Index Terms— Solid waste, waste management, Bangladesh, waste recovery, Germany, disposal.

Mohammed Omar Sahed Chowdhury is with TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany (e-mail: omar.shahed8@gmail.com)

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Cite: Mohammed Omar Sahed Chowdhury and Ashef Ainan Baksh, " Analysis of Urban Solid Waste Management System of Bangladesh and Germany Waste Management System," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 509-513, 2020.

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  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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