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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Managing Solid Wastes in Developing Countries
Article/Chapter Title:Street Cleaning and Waste Storage and Collection in India
Editor(s):Holmes, John R
Author(s):Bhide, A D; Sundaresan, B B
Publisher Name:John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
Place of Publication:New York, N.Y.
Date of Publication:1984
Annotation:Using charts and tables, this short examination of street cleaning methods and solid waste management in several Indian cities discusses issues of organization, cost, methods of refuse collection and transfer, and public health. The authors conclude by briefly proposing a strategy for improvement that emphasizes environmental and health education, community involvement, improved equipment, methods of collection, transportation, sanitation, and long-term planning.
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