Solid Waste Management in Dhaka City
Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) is one of the main environmental problems in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. About 5000 tons of waste is being generated in Dhaka city every day among which only about more than half portion is properly collected and dumped. So, a huge amount of waste is being mistreated every day. In the present study an effort was made to represent the current waste management (WM) scenario of Dhaka city, how Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) is trying to cope with the WM problem, public concern about some WM practices, the problems created by improper WM system and some possible solutions to the WM problems.