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 ENG  Vol.8 No.6 , June 2016
Estimation of Domestic Solid Waste Amount and Its Required Landfill Volume in Najaf Governorate, Iraq for the Period 2015-2035
Abstract: Solid waste management is one of the most important challenges facing the local administration in the governorate of Najaf. This paper investigates the domestic amount generated in Najaf governorate for period 2015-2035 and the required landfill volume for the disposal of the waste. The daily per capita waste generation in Al-Najaf is 0.42 kg, the humidity content about 43% and the density of waste around 473 kg/m3. The total amount was about 5,914,415 ton and the required landfill volume is 11,828,829 m3.
Cite this paper: Al-Anbari, M. , Thameer, M. , Al-Ansari, N. and Knutsson, S. (2016) Estimation of Domestic Solid Waste Amount and Its Required Landfill Volume in Najaf Governorate, Iraq for the Period 2015-2035. Engineering, 8, 339-346. doi: 10.4236/eng.2016.86031.
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