A clear environment promotes health and esthetics living man has consistency struggled throughout the ages to keep his environment clean. Generally the task of maintaining a heating environment through good sanitary disposal or waste has a become increasing difficult in west Africa and most developing countries of the world. This is due to such factors as population explanation rapid urbanization, industrialization increased use prepared (package products, changing lifestyle towards out door recreation etc (WAHEB) 1999. a close study of solid waste management has clearly shown that these factors have generated corresponding problems such as blocked gutters and drainage channels, traffic congestions. overcrowdings, over flooding air pollution and even ineffective refuse management, poor refuse management in out cities has been as associated with other problems such as sporadic fireboat breaks, spread of diseases and distortion of aesthetic value of our environment (Lucas and Giles1990).
Varies types waste are generated in Enugu, namely solid waste, liquid waste (sewage ad industrial waste (chemical fluent). This study is concerned with solid waste which comprises refuse from homes offices and market places. Enugu from its statue as the state capital ,has now become an international commercial center with the recent development in the state (ie the new international center which attracts larger influx of residents and tourists.
Various attempts have been put in place by the state and local government in the past to enforce refuse management scheme. These effort failed because of poor implementation of these lifting policies the problem of refuse management has assumed a social problem in Enugu, today especially as the Enugu state environment sanitation agency (ENSEPA) appears in capable of handling the task and members of the public appear ignorant and not ready to co-operate with the authority in keeping Enugu clean like in other cities in Nigeria, the problems of refuse management in Enugu metropolis have defied realistic refuse management solution. This poses gave concern to well meaning citizen of the state.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of contents
1.1Statement of problem
1.2Objective of the study
1.3Significance of the study
1.5Scope of the study
1.6Definition of terms
2.2The concept of refuse management
2.3Typology and forms of reuse
2.4Strategies of refuse management
2.5Problems of refuse management
2.6Prospects of refuse management
2.7Consequences of refuse management
3.3Research on population
3.4Methods of data collection
3.5Techniques of data analysis
4.1Presentation of data
4.2Discussion on findings
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATION
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