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Perception of the Current Situation of Urban Solid Waste in the Municipality of Quelimane, Mozambique

Rodrigo Florencio da Silva, Felizardo Bernardo Camões and Alma Delia Torres-Rivera

Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, Pre-Press

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47836/pjst.31.4.09

Keywords: Quelimane, Mozambique, sustainability, urban solid waste, waste management

Published: 2023-05-24

This paper analyzed the solid waste management process in the municipality of Quelimane, Mozambique. The methodology of this study is based on reviewing the scientific literature through fieldwork and observations on how urban solid waste management reaches its final destination. For that purpose, the population selected for this article was interviewed for a better perspective. As a result, it was possible to obtain answers that impacted the public management of the municipality since the level of attention to control depends on the location of the houses and also lacks a great deal of training for the workers who collect solid waste in the Quelimane region, along with awareness, environmental education programs for the population.

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