"Cities expand both horizontally and vertically to accommodate a huge number of people every year. This increasing population in cities produces an ever increasing amount of solid waste every day. Waste management is one of the most challenging and cost effective services that municipality around the globe offers to their citizen.
Currently, the worlds cities generate about 1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste per year and the volume is expected to increase to 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025. Waste generation rates will more than double over the next twenty years in lower income countries. However, this current trend of generating waste is not a recent practice; it comes from the very early stages of modern society. So how would it be possible to transform current cities into zero waste cities? Atiq Uz Zaman, Roadmap towards Zero Waste Cities
Journal of Waste Management is one of few leading journals published by OMICS Group, that deals with human generated wastes and their various optimal processing such as waste segragation, collection, packaging, storage, transport, treatment, disposal, etc."
Last date updated on May, 2014