By María Gaviota Velasco Pérez Alonso
Advisor: Professor Nickolas J. Themelis
Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering
Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science
The purpose of this study was to examine the generation and disposition of municipal solid wastes (MSW) in Mexico and, particularly in Toluca (population 0.82 million), the capital city of the State of Mexico. Based on the results of this investigation, sets of actions are recommended for implementing a more sustainable management system in the municipality of Toluca.
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