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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2021, 26(3): 429-441 Back to browse issues page
Analysis of solid waste management situation in Yasuj city
Arsalan Jamshidi1 , Seyed Abdolmohammad Sadat Sadat1 , Alireza Raygan shirazi nejad1 , Soheila Rezaei 2, SA Moradian
1- Yasuj university of medical sciences
2- Yasuj university of medical sciences , s.rezaei85@gmail.com
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Increasing population, changing consumption patterns, economic development, changing income, urbanization and industrialization have led to increased production of waste materials and a variety of types of waste. Knowledge of sources and types of waste, along with information about the composition and production rate, is the basis for the design and operation of waste management systems. Therefore, in this study, quantitative and qualitative analysis of the components of Yasuj municipal solid waste has been done.
Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed  in Yasuj. For quantitative analysis and determination of the percentage of components of Yasuj municipal waste according to ASTM instructions, the number of samples was estimated and samples were taken from the trucks entering the landfill on different days of the week.
Results: The average per capita waste generated in Yasuj was calculated to be 1.03 kg per person per day and food waste, plastic, paper and cardboard were the maximum components of solid waste in Yasuj, respectively. The average density of municipal solid waste was 215 Kg / m3 and the moisture content was 48%.
Conclusion: Due to the existence of significant amounts of recyclable and economically valuable components such as perishable waste, plastics and paper and cardboard in the waste of the region and also in order to maintain their quality, educate people to separate waste at the source of production and create a labor market potential. Recommended for investors.
Keywords: Municipal solid waste, waste quantity, waste quality, Yasuj
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2021/01/2 | Accepted: 2021/05/24 | Published: 2021/07/6
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Jamshidi A, Sadat S A S, Raygan shirazi nejad A, Rezaei S, moradian S. Analysis of solid waste management situation in Yasuj city. Armaghane danesh. 2021; 26 (3) :429-441
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