Design of Integrated Solid Waste Management System of Kakonhat Municipality

A study is carried out for the design of municipal solid waste management system of Kakonhat municipal area considering integrated approach. Kakonhat is in the Barind tract under Godagari Upazila of Rajshahi district. The existing information is collected and used to design the system. Integrated approach of solid waste management comprises wastes sorting, resource recovery by reusing, recycling and bioconversion and finally sanitary landfill is designed in this study. Landfill liner, cover material, leachate management and landfill gas management are not required in this system

because of only inert waste materials are disposed in landfill. Total land area required for sanitary

landfill in integrated approach is 1279 m2 . The total requirement of manpower, waste collection van and compaction equipment for waste management are of 44 people, 13 numbers and 1 number, respectively. Eventually, the design of solid waste management system will be helpful to develop the Kakonhat municipal area providing the modern facilities to their local people.