Tag Archives: Sanitary

Assessment of Ceramic Sanitary Ware Patronage in South-West, Nigerian Market (Published)

Inordinate disposal of human waste is considered outdated, offensive and unacceptable in most civilized communities, because it disrupts environmental order. Different Sanitary wares products have been designed to hygienically dispose human fecal waste by separating man from disease causing filths. This paper examined the performance of Ceramic Sanitary Ware (CSW) in terms of user preference when compared with other waste management alternatives and factors influencing their choice. Questionnaires were administered to end-users of CSW to collect relevant data on the study. The data was later processed using statistical tools. Consequently, the relative importance index revealed that ease of cleaning (0.98), functionality (0.97), durability (0.97), price (0.96) and coziness (0.96) were the major factors influencing the choice of CSW by end-users in the study area.

Keywords: Sanitary, fecal, functionality and end-users, toilets

Assessment of Solid Waste Disposal System in Jimeta, Adamawa State, Nigeria (Published)

Solid wastes are generally generated through domestic, commercial and industrial activities, among others. For proper environmental sanitation and good health of the people, solid wastes need to be disposed properly. The aim of the paper is to assess solid wastes disposal in Jimeta. Data for the study were generated from both the primary and Secondary Sources using the questionnaire administration. For detailed field data gathering, 270 samples were selected form 7 ward of the Local Government Area. The paper has identified several methods of solid wastes disposal of which the open dumping method predominates, followed by the open container method of waste disposal. The waste was often disposed of either on the frequency of once per day, forthrightly or once per week. However, majority of the people believe that the current methods of solid waste disposal are not satisfactory it is therefore concluded that public enlightenment should be carried out to change the attitude of the public towards maintaining good sanitary conditions through proper disposal of solid wastes in addition to the introduction of solid wastes recycling.

Keywords: Disposal, Facility, Sanitary, Solid Waste