Volume No. 7 Issue No.: 4A Page No.: 1718-1726 April-June 2013

 

URBAN SPRAWL DEVELOPMENT AND NEED ASSESSMENT OF LANDFILLS FOR WASTE DISPOSAL : A CASE STUDY OF BILASPUR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF CHHATTISGARH, INDIA

 

Singh Arti*1, Mishra Ayushman2 and Mishra Bhawana3

1. Department of Rural Technology and Social Development, Guru Ghasidas
Vishwavidyalaya, Koni, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh (INDIA)
2. Society for Application Research and Consultancy, Bilaspur , Chhattisgarh (INDIA)
3. Sikkim Manipal University, Manipal (INDIA)

 

Received on : December 10, 2012

 

ABSTRACT

 

This paper evaluates increase in the production of urban solid waste, reflecting unprecedented due to rapid expansion of Urban sprawl in the Bilaspur city, Chhattisgarh, India. There are many efforts being carried out to reduce and recover the waste, but the disposal in landfills is still the most usual destination. The paper describes classification of wastes its transportation and disposal methodologies adopted by Municipal corporation, after the detailed review for attempt have been made to demonstrate appropriate landfill sites for waste in Bilaspur City as the city is in front of key difficulty of proper dumping spots for the waste. This study analyses the effectiveness of classification and demonstration on diverting total municipal waste and biodegradable municipal waste from landfill pursuant to the Landfill spots. This includes an analysis of the landfill has been classified or what can be the impact of proper classification of Landfill sites. By testing different waste management scenarios, the results indicated that the demand for land for waste disposal overcomes the supply of suitable land for this use in the study area before the year 2050.

 

Keywords : Solid waste, Urban sprawl, Remote sensing, GIS, GPS

 

 

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