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Impact Factor SJIF 2021(IJMR 8.047 & IJRD 8.013) Received,  DOI available on request to article , Indexed in Crossref Check ,ISI  Check. -Review Status: 2 Days, Online Publication: 1 Day, E-Certificate: Immediately-Submission Open for OCTOBER 2021 . Submit    
Vol : 7 , Issue : 5 , Month : May , Year : 2021
Journal Name : EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Title : INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY OF A HOTEL IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL
DOI : https://doi.org/10.36713/epra7024
Author names : Suja Giri
Abstract : The amount of solid waste is rapidly increasing due to urbanization. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is facing the bigger challenges day by day which are usually caused by rapid urbanization and modernization of the city. Cities around the world are playing an ever-increasing role in creating wealth, enhancing social development, attracting investment and harnessing both human and technical resources for achieving unprecedented gains in productivity and competitiveness. This study explored the solid waste management practices of a hotel in Kathmandu. I used ethnographic research design in doing this study. The discussion was done with hotel staffs, waste management company staffs and an expert of the solid waste management field. Hotel has been highly benefited from the integrated solid waste management system. There is proper system and record of waste generated, recyclables recovered and the amount of waste transferred to the landfill site.
Keywords : Solid waste, hotel waste, green hotel, Nepal
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