Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 7
Page No. 554 - 556

An Analysis of Kashan Municipal Solid Waste, Iran

Authors : Hamed Biglari, Amin Zarei, Younes Sohrabi, Seyedeh Shadi Charganeh, Mahdi Dabirian and Nasibe javan

Abstract: Solid waste are important environmental issue in the now new world. Science the proper management of municipal solid waste needs suitable statistical data. This study ordered to determine quantity and quality characteristics of municipal solid wastes generated in Kashan, Iran. This study was done in April 2014-April 2015. Due to standard instructions, one sample per month prepared and analyzed. The results showed 223.3 ton solid waste are generated in average per day. The results revealed that Kashan’s municipal solid wastes composed from 75.5% putrescibles, 11.04% plastic, 4.47% study, 3.71% glass, 2.22% textile, 1.28% metals, 0.57% soil, 0.66% wood and 0.55% others. The solid waste generation per capita in the Kashan was 637 g/cap/day and the average of solid waste density in transfer station was 194 kg/m3. So, waste separation at generating point and composting method will decreased the Kashan environmental pollution and solid waste can be easy and better management.

How to cite this article:

Hamed Biglari, Amin Zarei, Younes Sohrabi, Seyedeh Shadi Charganeh, Mahdi Dabirian and Nasibe javan, 2016. An Analysis of Kashan Municipal Solid Waste, Iran. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 554-556.

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