Solid Waste Management has been a major challenge for the Urban local bodies in developing countries like India. It is one of the major concerns for the environmental managers, industry personnel and policymakers. It has been one of the areas on which the research community focused the greatest energy in the last couple of decades. This book offers readers methodical and technological aspects of solid and hazardous waste management, Challenges associated with waste management in developing countries, Techno-economic assessment of waste management systems in the Indian context. Special emphasis is given on applying advanced technologies coupled with novel tactics used for sustainable solid waste management, and various environmental impacts caused due to improper waste management practices are also discussed in detail. Environmental education and communication as a foundation in sustainable development, an essential aspect for strict enforcement of various environmental policies, is also explicated in the present book.