Mitigation Measures Against Town Based Solid Waste Management Projects: A Case of Mkoani Town Council Projects

Mgeni, Machano Mmanga (2017) Mitigation Measures Against Town Based Solid Waste Management Projects: A Case of Mkoani Town Council Projects. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The general objective of this study was to find out, investigate, assess and develop mitigation measures against the challenges facing town based solid waste management projects with a case of Mkoani Town Council. This study was conducted in Mkoani areas. The data were collected from local Government representatives, household informants, environmentalist and town council personnel with varying responsibilities.Sample size of 70 respondents was used. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources using self-administered questionnaires, face to face interviews, filed observations and focus group discussions. Similarly, photographic information was used to add the research value. The data were analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively using statistical package for social science (SPSS). The findings of the research revealed that in order to be able to overcome challenges facing TBSWPs Mkoani Town Council and other environmental stakeholders should adopt an integrated solid waste management system which considers all aspect of solid waste management process like solid waste generation, collection, treatment, transfer and disposal at all levels. The research provided recommendations for actions (implementation), policy making as well as for further research.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > Waste management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2018 10:04
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2018 10:04
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2255

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