Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Potential for energy recovery from municipal plastic wastes generated in Nigeria

O.F. Olusunmade; T.A. Yusuf; C.O. Ogunnigbo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 295-302

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2019.04.05

Abstract
  Management of municipal solid wastes (MSW) in most developed societies now involves the use of thermo-chemical conversion methods. This leads to energy and material recovery while also protecting the environment. However, till date most of the wastes generated in Nigeria (including plastic wastes) are ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Plastic wastes separation practice and disposal mechanism by households, hospitals, markets and waste management body

O.F. Olusunmade

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 189-204

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2019.03.04

Abstract
  This study was carried out to reveal the plastic wastes separation practice and disposal mechanism as well as awareness of the negative impact of plastic wastes on the environment, in Makurdi area of Benue State, Nigeria. Questionnaires were administered to 468 individual respondents in 6 sub-locations ...  Read More