Characterization Of Municipal Solid Waste, In Kazaure Local Government Area, Jigawa State, Nigeria

Abubakar Abdullahi Musa*, Armaya'u Suleiman Labo
2016 Zenodo  
Municipal solid waste is been one of the greatest challenge facing environmental Protection agencies in most cities of the world. This Paper presents a generation and compositions of municipal solid waste in Kazaure local government Jigawa state, the compositions of municipal solid waste were determined using samples obtained from Central collection situated at Kanti area. However, Kanti landfill received a volume of municipal solid waste from eleven wards of 175.07 m3 in dry season and 182.2
more » ... in wet seasons. The compositions and percentages by mass of dry / wet season revealed the following: organic waste 53.18% / 62.75% and inorganic waste compositions are 46.82%/37.25%. The daily generation municipal solid waste per capita found to be 0.85 x 10-3 m3/person/day & 0.88 x 10-3 /m3/person/day by volume and 0.25 Kg/capita/day & 0.27 Kg/capita/day by mass with the densities of 293.03Kg/ m3 and 302.05 Kg/ m3 dry and wet seasons respectively. However, the waste can be best treat if one of these techniques is utilized composting, gasification and energy recovery in future for further reduction of waste.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.56975 fatcat:av2ee7v3rrfpdl6jhnbywuv4fu