International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

Evaluation of the Work of Separate Collection of Packaging Waste at the Source in Kirklareli City, Turkey
Şeyma Ordu, Banu Yavaş

It is very important to prevent packaging waste from being discharged to the receiving environment directly or indirectly and to reduce the amount of unavoidable packaging wastes to be disposed with the help of the reuse, recycling and recovery. In this study, amounts and types of packaging waste collected separately at the source in places like residences, shopping malls, schools, state offices and institutes, hotels etc. taking place within borders of Kirklareli City’s Central County between the years of 2009 and 2012 were determined based on the data from the facilities for packaging waste collection and separation and sustainability of this policy was reviewed.

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