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Table 4 Waste disposal methods by households

From: Domestic waste disposal practice and perceptions of private sector waste management in urban Accra

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Separation of solid waste   
I do not separate my waste 301 82.7
I separate my waste 63 17.3
Sites of solid waste disposal   
Appropriate disposal sites 222 61
In – appropriate disposal sites 142 39
Transportation of waste   
Self 85 23.4
Children 89 24.5
Housemaid 51 14.0
Paid collection 125 34.3
Others 14 3.8