Solid and management of municipal solid wastes

wastes could be defined as non-gaseous and non-liquid products of human
activities, regarded as being useless (Babayemi and Dauda, 2009). Its origin is
mainly from households, construction and municipal (Munier, 2005). Solid waste can be classified according to its
origin (industrial, commercial, institutional, domestic and construction),
according to its potential hazard (non-toxic, toxic, radioactive, infectious, flammable,
etc.), as well as according to solid waste contents (glass, plastic paper,
metal, organic material, etc.) (Femi and Oluwole, 2013). The generation and management of municipal
solid wastes are the problems facing both developing and developed countries.
Generation of municipal solid waste has become an increasing public health and environmental
problem everywhere in the world, mainly in developing countries. Fast expansion
of urban, industrial and agricultural activities spurred by quick population
growth has created vast amounts of liquid wastes and municipal solid that contaminate
the environment and destroy resources (UNEP, 2005). In many countries with growth
of population and the increasing demand for food and other essentials, there
has been a increase in the amount of municipal solid waste being generated creating
its management and dumping problematic (SS.Asadi et al, 2005). Municipal solid
waste management has long been a universal environmental problem. This is
because of the quick growth of urbanization and population that reductions the non-renewable
resources and dumping of toxic waste waste and arbitrarily, because of this
major environmental issues posing stress to the arrival of human being (Allen
et al, 1997). The most collective problems related with inappropriate
management of municipal solid waste include fire hazards, foul odor, transmission
diseases, atmospheric and water contamination, aesthetic pain and economic
victims (Jilani et al, 2002).