*Corresponding author:Safa Abdel Aziz Mohammed Yadi, Lecturer, Department of Environmental technology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Omdurman Ahlia University, Sudan
Received: September 29, 2018; Published: October 17, 2018
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Management of solid waste all over the world is one of the most important priorities to protecting communities’ health, as well as, the urban environment. So, improper solid waste management, causes serious health hazard, spreading of disease, injuries, air and water pollution. This Paper is an attempt to assess the efficiency of solid waste management in Tayba Al Hasanab landfill and to highlight health and environmental impacts expected from inefficient solid waste management in the study area. This study has adopted descriptive methods. Primary data were collected through frequent field visits, photos documentation, personal observations and interviewing sites head manager. While Secondary data were collected through reviewing the available literature. Inefficient solid waste management can attributed to irrelevant location of this dumping site. This has resulted in nuisance and health hazards for the people living nearby. However, inefficient solid wastes are resulted from, inaccessible road during the rainy season has enforced the vehicle’s drivers to dump their wastes outside the landfill, poor funding, steady increase in the generated wastes due to vast population growth and poor community awareness. Moreover, workers are not wear personal protective equipment. One can conclude that inefficient solid wastes management in the study area is due to anthropogenic and man-made factors. The following recommendations can be drawn: Tayba Al Hassanab landfill should be rehabilitated and redesigned to comply with the recommended standards as well as raising awareness of workers with occupational health, safety and environment measures.
Keywords: Landfill; Solid Waste Management; Inefficient and Anthropogenic And Man-Made Factors