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. [Final Year Project] (Unpublished)

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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
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE: 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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