Analysis of household waste composition and segregation in Blansko city

key words: landfill, biodegradable municipal waste

Summary:

Czech Republic, as a member of the EU in accordance with Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill must reduce the amount of biodegradable waste sent for landfill. One of the conditions of use of the landfill are the provisions relating to biodegradable waste: part of municipal waste biologically degradable placed on the landfill must be gradually reduced in accordance with the schedule of waste management plans of the Czech Republic, namely: to reduce by 2010 to 75% by 2013 to 50% and up to 2020 to 35% of the total (by weight) of biodegradable mu-nicipal waste produced in 1995. Their production depends on the type of buildings. For the purposes of research were carried out in Blansko study (survey), on the composition of waste from households.

Citation:

Kotovicová J. 2010. Analysis of household waste composition and segregation in Blansko city. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2010/ 08 (2)