A review on integrated approaches for municipal solid waste for environmental and economical relevance: Monitoring tools, technologies, and strategic innovations

Nidhi Kundariya, Swayansu Sabyasachi Mohanty, Sunita Varjani*, Huu Hao Ngo, Jonathan W C WONG, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Jo Shu Chang, How Yong Ng, Sang Hyoun Kim, Xuan Thanh Bui

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Abstract

Rapid population growth, combined with increased industrialization, has exacerbated the issue of solid waste management. Poor management of municipal solid waste (MSW) not only has detrimental environmental consequences but also puts public health at risk and introduces several other socioeconomic problems. Many developing countries are grappling with the problem of safe disposing of large amounts of produced municipal solid waste. Unmanaged municipal solid waste pollutes the environment, so its use as a potential renewable energy source would aid in meeting both increased energy needs and waste management. This review investigates emerging strategies and monitoring tools for municipal solid waste management. Waste monitoring using high-end technologies and energy recovery from MSW has been discussed. It comprehensively covers environmental and economic relevance of waste management technologies based on innovations achieved through the integration of approaches.
Original languageEnglish
Article number125982
Number of pages11
JournalBioresource Technology
Volume342
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021

User-Defined Keywords

  • Waste management
  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • GSM/GPRS
  • Innovations
  • Hazard Monitoring tools

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