African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 949

Full Length Research Paper

Solid waste management in urban communities in Ghana: A case study of the Kumasi metropolis

Paul Sarfo-Mensah
  • Paul Sarfo-Mensah
  • Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Kwaku Obeng-Okrah
  • Kwaku Obeng-Okrah
  • Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Albert Abraham Arhin
  • Albert Abraham Arhin
  • Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Theophilus Kwarteng Amaning
  • Theophilus Kwarteng Amaning
  • Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Richard Tetteh Oblitei
  • Richard Tetteh Oblitei
  • Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 28 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 04 July 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Sarfo-Mensah, P., Obeng-Okrah, K., Arhin, A. A., Amaning, T. K., & Oblitei, R. T. (2019). Solid waste management in urban communities in Ghana: A case study of the Kumasi metropolis. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 13(9), 342-353.
Chicago /
Paul Sarfo-Mensah, Kwaku Obeng-Okrah, Albert Abraham Arhin, Theophilus Kwarteng Amaning and Richard Tetteh Oblitei  . "Solid waste management in urban communities in Ghana: A case study of the Kumasi metropolis." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 13, no. 9 (2019): 342-353.
MLA /
Paul Sarfo-Mensah, et al. "Solid waste management in urban communities in Ghana: A case study of the Kumasi metropolis." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 13.9 (2019): 342-353.