THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICIES IN NIGERIA
The study evaluates the need for effective waste management policies in Nigeria. The study has the following objectives: to examine the consequences of poor solid waste management in Nigeria and to identify the strategies that has been adopted in solid waste management in Nigeria.
It also explained the mode of data collection and analysis; data for this study was collected from the respondents through the use of questionnaires. Questionnaires were shared to all 32 respondents of the organization, and field surveys through responses to questions in the questionnaire served as the main source of primary data for this study. The researcher discarded other alternatives such as the causal and explanatory research designs, because accurate findings and data analysis may not be achieved. Other information was collected from text books, journals and other secondary sources of data. Base on fining the study has the sample size of thirty-two (32).
Findings from the study revealed that wastes are not properly managed in Akwa Ibom state, poor solid waste management leads to flooding, poor solid waste management does not make the environment unhealthy, strategies have been put in place for proper solid waste management in Akwa Ibom state and solid waste management has not been effective in Nigeria.
TABLE OF CONTENT
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
1.5 RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.7 SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS