International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIEEB Vol.4, No.3, Jul. 2012

Development of A Web based GIS Waste Disposal Management System for Nigeria

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Adebayo P. Idowu,Emmanuel R. Adagunodo,Olapeju A. Esimai,Tosin C. Olapade

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Solid waste, waste disposal, GIS, management system


Waste management has to do with handling of solid refuse from their sources of generation through storage, collection, transportation, recovery and treatment processes to disposal This research developed a web based GIS waste disposal management system, with aim of achieving an effective waste management system and a spatial view of waste collection locations in any local government area in Nigeria. The system was developed using Extensive Hypertext Markup Language and Cascading Style Sheet (XHTML/CSS), and Asynchronous Java Scripting with XML (AJAX) and the software packages used for the development of the application are Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Fireworks, MySQL, Apache Server and PHP scripting. With this waste management system, the locations of all the waste collection tanks in any location will be, monitored, managed and maintained. The use of this system will ease the job of the waste management unit of the local government areas in Nigeria in achieving a clean environment and mitigate the spread of epidemic in a way to ensure safety of all and sundry.

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Adebayo P. Idowu,Emmanuel R. Adagunodo,Olapeju A. Esimai,Tosin C. Olapade,"Development of A Web based GIS Waste Disposal Management System for Nigeria", IJIEEB, vol.4, no.3, pp.40-48, 2012.


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