Managing Urban Landfills: Emphasis On The Riverton Dump

Date Published: 
March, 2015
Document Author(s): 
CaPRI
Thematic Area: 
Jamaica generates approximately 800,000 tons of residential waste annually. The proper management and disposal of this waste is the responsibility of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). However, the continued dumping of waste at this waste-shed with little or no sorting poses major health and environmental concerns.