Waste Management Practices in Nigeria: Impacts and Mitigation
Geologica Society of America (GSA)
Special Paper 520
We reviewed the current state of waste management practices in Nigeria using
examples from different parts of the country. Commonly practiced waste disposal methods in Nigeria, such as burial, open-air burning, and open dumping, were found to be ineffective and detrimental to public health and the environment. It was also shown that waste management cannot be successfully operated as a social service. Rather, the generator of waste must be held responsible. Problems confronting efficient waste management in ...
Civil and Environmental Engineering | Earth Sciences
David O. Omole, Solomon A. Isiorho, and Julius M. Ndambuki (2017).
Waste Management Practices in Nigeria: Impacts and Mitigation. Special Paper 520, 377-386. Geologica Society of America (GSA).