Challenges in Selecting a Sustainable Landfill Site in Malaysia

  • Sin T
  • Chen G
  • Hwang G
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Abstract

Landfill is essential in the management of municipal solid wastes in Malaysia. The role of a landfill site has become prominent with the increasing quantity of municipal solid waste. However, the selection of a landfill site has always been one of the crucial yet complicated parts in constructing a landfill. Due to the negative impacts that caused by a landfill site, an appropriate landfill site is required in order to minimize the negative impacts to the lower. Therefore, this paper probes into the challenges in landfill site selection in Peninsular Malaysia. This research is conducted through the reviewing of past similar research and case study with eight different government departments that have play a role in evaluating the suitability of a site to be used as landfill. The results obtained show the challenges in selecting a landfill site. Through the understanding of the landfill site selection, it enables future research to improve the current landfill site selection system and ensure its sustainability. 1

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Sin, T. J., Chen, G. K., & Hwang, G. H. (2016). Challenges in Selecting a Sustainable Landfill Site in Malaysia. MATEC Web of Conferences, 47, 05021. https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/20164705021

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