Implementing integrated solid waste management systems in India: moving towards the regional approach

There are many challenges regarding the safe disposal of municipal solid waste in India. Recent attempts have been concerned with finding ways to provide safe and sanitary disposal for solid waste so that our environment is no longer damaged by polluting, open dumps. This document is intended for decisionmakers who are concerned with reducing the pollution and health hazards that are caused by the uncontrolled disposal of thousands of tons of waste each day in open dumps. It will also be helpful for decisionmakers who are concerned with urban governance and urban management.