Research on solid waste management system: To improve existing situation in Corlu Town of Turkey

Tinmaz E., Demir I.

WASTE MANAGEMENT, vol.26, no.3, pp.307-314, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wasman.2005.06.005
  • Journal Name: WASTE MANAGEMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-314
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Over the past decades, uncontrolled population growth and rapid urbanization and industrialization have resulted in environmental problems in Corlu Town, Turkey. One of the most important problems is solid waste due to inadequate management practices. Nowadays, increasing public awareness of the environment compels local authorities to define and to adopt new solutions for waste management.