Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Solid Waste Generation and Management in Commercial units of Patnitop, J&K

Imran Ahmed Mir and Raj Kumar Rampal

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Jammu Jammu (J&K)

Abstract

In present study attempt has been made to assess the generation and management of solid waste in commercial units of Patnitop a famous tourist site of Udhampur district in Jammu province of J&K state. Patnitop is well known for its pleasant weather even in summer. The overall compilation of solid waste generation data revealed that total solid waste generation on an average was observed to be 24156.7g/day (24.2 kg/day ) . Study of the present scenario of solid waste management at different sites of Patnitop revealed that due to lack of proper waste management strategy in the study area, tourist and owners of the different commercial units usually used to dump their waste in open surrounding which effect the surrounding environment of the study area.

solid waste, management, commercial units

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Mir, I. A., & Rampal, R. K. (2017). Solid Waste Generation and Management in Commercial units of Patnitop, J&K. Environment Conservation Journal18(3), 199-203.

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.18326

Received: 19.05.2017

Revised: 15.07.2017

Accepted: 02.08.2017

First Online: 21.12. 2017

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.18326

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Publisher Name:  Action for Sustainable Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)

Print : 0972-3099

Online :2278-5124