A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN ESAN SOUTH-EAST, AND ESAN WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF EDO STATE
Solid waste management involves activities and personnel arranged, mobilized and deployed in order to adequately and efficiently put solid waste in such a manner that it does not constitute a hazard to
man and his environment. Municipal solid waste management has emerged as one of the greatest challenges facing environmental protection agencies in developing countries. A way to understand solid waste management is the sanitation habit of a particular area of interest. Solid waste management is a subset of environmental sanitation Environmental sanitation is defined by the world health organization as the control of those factors in man’s physical environment, which
exercises or may exercise a deleterious effect on his physical development health and survival. Shola (2002, 135, P: 13) defined it as the process`s of taming the environment so that it no longer constitutes a hazard to man…….