Solid waste management is a major concern for developing countries like India because it is a combination of heterogeneous waste materials. According to UN's estimate, about 90% of future growth will take place in cities. In 2030, when the global population will rise from the current 6.5 to 8.2 billion people, about 60% of the population will live in cities. So, it has become crucial for the health of people who are residing in urban areas in India. Solid waste management is a big challenge all over the world. In this regard, the book could be a useful resource for creating awareness among the public, the industrialists and other service sectors. And also, it will be useful to the Municipal Authorities who arrange for safe disposal of solid waste system in an environment friendly manner.