CONTENTS:- 1. Environmental Setting of the Study Area (NCT of Delhi) Within Delhi Metropolitan Region (DMR). 2. Solid Waste and Its management A Conceptual Background. 3. Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Management in the NCT of Delhi. 4. Solid Waste management: Lane Level Analysis. 5. Solid Waste management: Household Level Analysis. 6. Perceptions about the Solid Waste Management: Household Level. 7. Statistical Results: Solid waste management in the Study Area.
With rapid urbanization and the never-ending process of migration to cities the greatest challenge in front of the civic authorities is the proper and safe disposal of solid waste generated. In the scenario of solid waste management, most significant is the problem exist at household level. In face of unavailability and inaccessibility to municipal bins and waste collection system residents find their own ways to tackle the problem of waste management.