Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia

Nadi Behzad, Rodzi Ahmad, Pirasteh Saied, Shamshiry Elmira, Mazlin Mokhtar

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Abstract

Malaysia is faced with challenges with respect to the solid waste management sector because of the increase of population and tourism, economic growth for sustainable development and inadequate waste legislation enforcement, infrastructure and public attitude among residents. This paper gives an approach of the solid waste management in Malaysia with the aim of presenting the state of waste management practices and problems with regards to environmental, economic and other ramifications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)597-600
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Journal of Chemistry and Environment
Volume15
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Environmental and Malaysia
  • Solid waste management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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Behzad, N., Ahmad, R., Saied, P., Elmira, S., & Mokhtar, M. (2011). Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 15(2), 597-600.

Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia. / Behzad, Nadi; Ahmad, Rodzi; Saied, Pirasteh; Elmira, Shamshiry; Mokhtar, Mazlin.

In: Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, Vol. 15, No. 2, 06.2011, p. 597-600.

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Behzad, N, Ahmad, R, Saied, P, Elmira, S & Mokhtar, M 2011, 'Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia', Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 597-600.
Behzad, Nadi ; Ahmad, Rodzi ; Saied, Pirasteh ; Elmira, Shamshiry ; Mokhtar, Mazlin. / Challenges of solid waste management in Malaysia. In: Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment. 2011 ; Vol. 15, No. 2. pp. 597-600.
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