Sustainable Solid Waste Management: A Critical Review

Bupe G. Mwanza, Charles Mbohwa

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


The chapter provides an overview of sustainable solid waste management (SSWM). In order to understand SSWM, the definitions of solid wastes (SWs) are reviewed and gaps are identified. From the identified gaps, a new definition of plastic solid wastes (PSWs) is developed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Mathematics
  • General Materials Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • General Engineering


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