Effects on Environment and Health by Garments Factory Waste in Narayanganj City, Dhaka
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 80-83
Received: Mar. 22, 2016; Accepted: Apr. 5, 2016; Published: Apr. 27, 2016
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Md. Masud Alom, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Uttara University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Bangladesh has more reputation for Readymade Garments in the world and which plays a significant role in the economical enhancement as well. Most of the garments factories in Bangladesh are located at Gazipur and Narayanganj industrial area, Dhaka. But in terms of pollution, the garments factory has been disgraced as being one of the world's most perpetrators. Now a day’s environmental problems are completely anchored in our ways of life. The main goal of this study is to find out the environmental and social problems which arise from garments waste of Narayanganj city and propose some ways of mitigation measures. This is done by analyzing and observing numerous data acquired from field survey. The field surveys were conducted among 100 general people near the study area, some VIP’s and some NGO’s. Findings from this study are that, the waste management systems are progressing very softly. So the garments factory need to improve the waste management system immediately and NGO side to help to raise the environmental condition.
Keywords
Garment Waste, Environmental Effects, Social Problems, Waste Management, Mitigation Measures
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Md. Masud Alom, Effects on Environment and Health by Garments Factory Waste in Narayanganj City, Dhaka, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 80-83. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.20160403.13
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