Household Waste Management Policy and Practices in Bengaluru
Shivi Khanna1, Akhil Bhargava2
1Dr. Shivi Khanna, Assistant Professor, School of Business studies and Social sciences at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bengaluru, India.
2Akhil Bhargava, Project Fellow, School of Business studies and Social sciences at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bengaluru, India.
Manuscript received on 11 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 18 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 5059-5066 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5688098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C5688.098319
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Abstract: Households play a very important role in waste management policy development and its implementation in any city. This study is done among households of 12 wards in Urban Bengaluru(India). It is observed that waste management is open of the most important issue among households and households in general are not satisfied by waste collection, segregation its transport service and maintenance of public places, provided by local municipal body. Garrett’s ranking method is also used to give ranking for various waste management practices adopted by various wards. The results suggest that problems faced by households across the city is not same, also perception towards the policy and practices of local bodies towards waste management differs significantly across the city. Cleanliness of public places and waste collection process should be given highest priority by the policy makers. The study also determines a different perspective towards understanding behaviour of household. the policymakers may use this technique to identify specific geographic areas where immediate action is required.
Keyword: Households, Waste Management Policy Development, Garrett’s Ranking Method, Cleanliness
Scope of the Article: Disaster Management