Learning Outcomes for Study Session 7

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

7.1  Define and use correctly each of the terms printed in bold. (SAQ 7.1)

7.2  Describe the major sources of solid wastes in urban areas. (SAQ 7.2)

7.3  Use the results from waste surveys to calculate waste generation rates. (SAQ 7.3)

7.4  Describe the potential health effects of different wastes. (SAQ 7.4)

7.5  Explain the importance of proper on-site storage of solid waste at the household level. (SAQ 7.5)

7.1  Sources of solid waste in urban areas