In another study, Jerie (2006) pursues a comparison of environmental problems in domestic waste management in Gweru and Kwekwe. (2016) interrogated the challenges of solid waste management in high-density suburb in Sakubva.
According to a study by Van Niekerk (2014), there is empirical evidence globally, establishing that there is poor waste management in schools.
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This article focuses on domestic solid waste generated at a school.
In addition, the domestic waste generated at the school is of the non-sewage fraction.
The researcher also established that the main solid waste disposal system at the school was open dumping.
Other solid waste disposal systems identified in this study were incineration, landfills and composting.
The discourse on waste management in general and solid waste management in particular has captured the interest of many scholars.
Although there is a plethora of literature on the solid waste management phenomenon globally, there is an apparent dearth of literature on solid waste management in schools in Zimbabwe.