Development of Waste Collection Services on Rural Territory from Neamț County

Analele Universității Oradea, Fascicula: Protecția Mediului, 18 (1),370-375

6 Pages Posted: 16 Jan 2015

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Florin Mihai

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography

Liviu Apostol

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This paper analyzes the expansion of sanitation services in rural areas after the closure and rehabilitation of rural dumpsites having as deadline July 16, 2009. Following this period local authorities are forced to collect and dispose the waste generated in urban landfills from proximity until the transfer stations will be operational. Most of the rural population has no access to waste collection services, waste generated and uncollected are uncontrolled disposed polluting the local environment. Development of sanitation services is a basic condition for an efficient implementation of integrated waste management system at county level.

Keywords: sanitation services, dumpistes, waste management, rural areas

JEL Classification: K32, O18, R58, Q20

Suggested Citation

Mihai, Florin and Apostol, Liviu, Development of Waste Collection Services on Rural Territory from Neamț County (2012). Analele Universității Oradea, Fascicula: Protecția Mediului, 18 (1),370-375. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2550116

Florin Mihai (Contact Author)

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography ( email )

Iasi, Iasi
Romania

Liviu Apostol

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography ( email )

Iasi, Iasi
Romania

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