Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management Practices in Saudi Arabia

Abdulaziz S. Alidi

DOI: 10.2190/V5J4-351M-YPH1-TMMV


There is much concern about the problems caused by improper handling and disposal of solid wastes in Saudi Arabia. This article assesses current practices and policies for managing municipal solid wastes in Saudi Arabia. A detailed description and analysis of the municipal solid waste management systems of the two major cities in the Kingdom, Riyadh and Jeddah, is presented.

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