Urbanization and population growth are solely responsible for high increasing rate of solid waste and its proper management a mammoth task in India. The hazardous substances of these waste materials pose a threat to human environment and health. Waste that is not properly managed, especially excreta and other liquid and solid waste from households and the community, are a serious health hazard and lead to the spread of infectious diseases like skin diseases. This review highlights the hazards of solid wastes, the need for its appropriate management and options that can be implemented. Improper disposal of these wastes can leach the heavy metals into soil and groundwater.
Solid waste management, Environment, Human health.
Sadguru Prakash "Solid Waste Management and its impact on Public health: A Review" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 1 Issue 6 2017 Page 102-105
Sadguru Prakash "Solid Waste Management and its impact on Public health: A Review" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 1(6)