APPRAISING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN MANAGING THE HOUSEHOLD WASTE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTKalpana Srivastava
Besides facing many other problems by the number of countries and cities, one of the foremost problem is accumulation of waste. Waste is anything which is not used by its possessor and thrown or discarded. There are many reasons that contribute in rapid waste generation, i.e. increased population, swift urbanization, changing lifestyle, etc. Household waste is the prime source of waste accumulation in every country. It is essential to identify the role of women who help in competent dealing of waste at household level. The sustainability of the environment is very much reliant on the manner in which the excursion of waste takes place from cradle to grave. Consequently, the study was undertaken to appraise the role of women in managing household waste for sustainable environment.