Current Status and Future Directions for Industrial Waste Management in Quetta City, Pakistan
Keywords:Industrial Waste Management, Quetta Industrial and Trading Estate, Small Industrial Zone
Present study tries to identify the existing industrial waste management practices in different industrial areas of Quetta city. Industrial waste, results as rapid urbanization, population, industrialization and economic growth, is the source of environmental threats but if it is managed in a proper manner from generation to final disposal, remain not a problem anyway. Primary data for this descriptive study is collected through pre-designed questionnaire and checklists. Comparative tabular description for the both industrial areas is made on the basis of provided information. Findings revealed that the situation regarding waste management of industrial areas of Quetta city is not up to the mark from collection to final disposal. Even the hazardous industrial waste has not dealt under special precautionary methods. Raising awareness, devising industrial waste management rules/regulations and managing the waste just at point of production at industrial unit are strongly recommended areas for improvement
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