JEP  Vol.4 No.8 B , August 2013
Solid Waste Characterization, Fats and Oils in Two Tourist Resorts Cartagena Colombia
Abstract: The objective of the proposed work was collecting samples continuously, once a month, for a period of two years, it was conducted to determine the types of solid waste generated and deposited in the sand of the tourist beaches, finding that there is predominance waste plastics, cigarette butts and organic debris, other parameter analyzed was determination of fats and oils in sand whose results indicate that the levels found are above the detection limit. In conclusion we have that solid waste types commonly arranged in the sand are plastic, the presence of fats and oils in the sand affect the environmental quality of the beach.
Cite this paper: C. Mendoza, J. Valdelamar, J. Jimenez and G. Avila, "Solid Waste Characterization, Fats and Oils in Two Tourist Resorts Cartagena Colombia," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 4 No. 8, 2013, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.4236/jep.2013.48A2001.

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