Select a topic from the list below and undertake a literature review on the topic to write a research paper. Literature cited should include most recently published papers from journals as well as recent reports published by recognised institutions/organisations. If you prefer to write the paper on a topic not included in the list below, you are required obtain approval from the course convenor prior to commencing the work on the paper. · Health and environmental impacts of poor waste management · Collection, transfer and transport of municipal solid waste · Separation and processing of municipal solid waste · Recycling of municipal solid waste · Biological treatment of municipal solid waste · Managing green and organic waste · Biogas generation from solid waste · Incineration of municipal solid waste · Energy recovery from municipal solid waste · Sanitary landfills · Rehabilitation of open waste dumps in developing countries · Generation and management of landfill gas · Generation and management of landfill leachate · Waste and Climate change · Waste management strategy development · International strategies for municipal solid waste management · Community based solid waste management · 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycling) · Role of partnerships in waste management · Case studies of best practice solid waste management The format of the paper is flexible. However, it should comply with the normal requirements of a paper published in a journal. The rationale behind this assessment item is to assess the student’s ability to research on a given topic in solid waste management, ability to cite latest literature and reports on latest developments in this area and to assess the ability to write a research paper to the standards normally required of a journal. Students are strongly encouraged to get familiar with such requirements by referring to paper published in an international scientific journal.