Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management Practices in Accra, Ghana

Raymond Asomani-Boateng
Murray Haight

DOI: 10.2190/RV2J-8W4L-YT95-NK73


There is a great deal of concern about the problems associated with the conventional approach to solid waste management in Accra, Ghana's capital city. This article traces the history of Accra's Municipal Solid Waste Management System, providing a detailed description and analysis of its practices and policies and suggests solutions to improve the efficiency of the city's Waste Management System.

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