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Research Article - Journal of Environmental Waste Management and Recycling (2018) Volume 1, Issue 2

The methods used by the non-governmental organization in solid waste management; are they effective in combating waste in Zanzibar.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the methods (composting, recycling and segregation) used by Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in solid waste management in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The qualitative methodology was used to analyzed data. Purposive and simple random sampling was applied to select the NGOs, respondents. Both primary and secondary data were used in this study. The questionnaire was established from related literature. An informal interview was also conducted with some members of Zanzibar municipal council office in order to situate and understand which of the methods is more effective and the challenges facing solid waste management in Zanzibar. The descriptive statistics was used as a statistical tool to analyze data. The study found that the methods used by Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) especially recycling has a significant impact on solid waste management in Zanzibar.

Author(s): Nurudeen Abdul Rahaman, Fathiya Abdulla Said

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