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Waste Characterization Study for Municipal Solid Waste Disposal at Bercham, Ipoh

Ziana Syamimi Binti Ghazali, Ziana Syamimi (2009) Waste Characterization Study for Municipal Solid Waste Disposal at Bercham, Ipoh. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A large quantity of solid wastes is generated in the city of Ipoh to be disposed off by lundfilling method. Waste characterization study as conducted for the planning to reduce the waste, set up recycling programs, and conserve Homey and resources, This study was done to determine the composition of the solid waste in Bercham Landfill. A total of six samples were collected from three different places on two dtfferent days. Each sample was about 100 kg and divided into lour parts. From that, one part was chosen randomly fir second division. A quarter from the sccond division was finally characterized into paper, plastic, plastic container, metal & rubber, glass, food waste, fabric, leather, aluminum, and fiber. Two residential areas, one Chinese and another one Malay residential urea were selected for the study. The results indicate that the highest percentage of waste component that generated on Wednesday and Friday is food waste. While fiber and glass is the major component generated by industrial area on Wednesday and Friday. Detail characteristics of the solid waste include the physical composition, moisture content, specific weight, ultimate analysis and energy content. The average moisture content for the waste .

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Engineering > Civil
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:24
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:44
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/1564

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