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Saroj Kumar1 Dr. Ranveer Kumar2, Santosh Kumar Sahu3 sanny kumar4
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, C.I.T.., Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
2Department of Applied Chemistry, C.I.T., Ranchi, India
3Shilpi Construction, Sirsiya Giridih, Jharkhand
4Department of Civil Engineering, C.I.T.., Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Abstract : Waste management has emerged as one of the greatest challenge facing the society and the environment. The volume of waste being generated continued to increase at a faster rate that the ability of society. Waste management serviced has increasingly become inadequate, as evidenced by the rise in dumping of the waste materials. Although the legislative framework for managing waste is in place, concern was raised at the non-enforcement of the legislation. The current legislation emphasize on end of pipe approach rather than on waste minimization and prevention. Research on waste management should focus on reducing waste generation at source. End of pipe solution should be substituted by cleaner production system thereby reducing waste generation at source. Other waste management initiatives such as environmental accounting and waste trading should be introduced.

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