Solid Waste Management and Its Process

Solid Waste Management Solid waste management is associated with the control of waste generation, its storage and collection, transfer and transport, processing and disposal in a manner that is in accordance with the best principles of public health, economics, engineering, conservation, aesthetics, public attitude and other environmental considerations. The following points are explained briefly below. … Read more Solid Waste Management and Its Process

What is Solid Waste – Sources and Classification

Definition of Solid Waste Solid wastes are the organic and inorganic waste materials such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, kitchen refuse, paper, appliances, paint cans, batteries, etc. These wastes are produced in our society and generally do not carry any value to its first user. Classification of Solid Waste Solid wastes are … Read more What is Solid Waste – Sources and Classification

Water Content Determination by Various Methods

Methods to Determine Water Content of Soil Oven Drying Method : The oven drying method is the standard laboratory method and it is very accurate method used to determine the water content of soil. The soil sample is taken in small air tight container. The mass of the soil sample and that of the container … Read more Water Content Determination by Various Methods

Index Properties of Soil and Its Formation

Properties of Soil and It’s Definition. Soil is the substance existing on the Earths surface that may be dug or ploughed. In simple terms soil is a substance existing on the Earths surface, which grows and develops plant life. Soil can be also termed as, the un-aggregated or un-cemented deposits of minerals or fragments covering … Read more Index Properties of Soil and Its Formation