Study of the impact of municipal solid waste dumping on soil quality in Guwahati city

Due to increasing population, industrialization and urbanization a huge amount of solid waste is generated daily in cities and towns. In Guwahati city, the solid waste generated is disposed by Guwahati Municipal Corporation in the dumping site. The present investigation has been carried out to study the quality of solid waste treated soil collected from different locations and depths of the presently abandoned municipal solid waste dumping ground at Adabari in Guwahati city.