DESIGN OF AN EFFICIENT SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL SCHEDULING SYSTEM- A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS.

DESIGN OF AN EFFICIENT SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL SCHEDULING SYSTEM- A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS.

ABSTRACT

The Design of an Efficient Solid Waste Management and Disposal Scheduling System in a metropolis is hereby presented. The design employed ten landfill sites in contrast to the existing one landfill site in the metropolis. The metropolis was divided into ten zones and a Hungarian mathematical model was used to get the optimal assignment of the proposed landfill sites to the zones. This model was applied to the field data obtained from the road net-work of Enugu metropolis and Enugu State Waste Management Authority. The result gave a 52% decrease in the total disposal cost of solid waste presently generated.