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"International Journal of Geography, Geology and Environment"

2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A

Challenges facing integrated household garbage disposal for garbage management in Kisii town, Kenya


Author(s): Anncletas Atamba Ambia and William Masaka Ondieki

Abstract: Factors that mostly affected household garbage management were; inadequate garbage disposal facilities in town and residential areas whereby 87% agreed and 13% disagreed (M=3.41, SD, 0.965), lack of enough damp sites whereby 86% agreed while only 14% disagreed (M=3.27, SD, 0.965), unsustainable collection, transportation and disposal systems whereby 83% agreed and 17% disagreed (M=3.07, SD,0.873), and recycling of domestic waste whereby 81% of the respondents agreed and 19% disagreed (M=3.24, SD=1.051). The study recommend that Kisii County improves frequency of garbage collection and disposal through supervision and employing more staff; educate and train residents on the need to and how to reduce and recycle garbage as well as how to dispose the garbage; improve on garbage collection and disposal by increasing vehicles for collection and collection sites; and provide households with garbage collection materials and equipment.

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Anncletas Atamba Ambia, William Masaka Ondieki. Challenges facing integrated household garbage disposal for garbage management in Kisii town, Kenya. Int J Geogr Geol Environ 2019;1(2):01-07.
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