What is it about?

Using the Oforikrom Municipality as a case, the paper contributes to existing literature by exploring the factors that influence households’ decision to adopt a particular solid waste disposal method. The study used both qualitative and quantitative data to understand waste disposal practices in urban areas.

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Why is it important?

This article is intended to deepen the understanding of solid wastes disposal practices in urban areas and to contribute to literature on the factors that influence the choice of a particular disposal method among residents in these areas


Understanding why residents choose to adopt a particular disposal method is very essential in waste management. It provides an opportunity for city authorities to assess their management practices and meet the needs of residents.

Mr Jim Kaaranmwine Anbazu
University of Cincinnati

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This page is a summary of: Determinants of the choice of disposal methods among residents in urban areas in Southern Ghana, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, June 2022, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10962247.2022.2057614.
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