Managing Waste Disposal System through Household Identification and Billing System (HIBS) (Published)
This paper explores the methodology of managing waste disposal system in Abeokuta metropolis. It investigated if the current waste disposal system can guarantee sustainable healthy environment. The study examined waste disposal practices of 400 household in the Abeokuta Central Business District in line with the existing government approved waste management system using a self-developed questionnaire and a simple frequency distribution and bar charts to analyze data. It found that majority of the households explore their own ways of disposing waste without minding the effect on their health and the environment. The study therefore recommends a better and more effective way of managing waste in the metropolis through household identification and billing system (HIBS).