TY - CHAP A1 - Iria Villar Comesaña A2 - David Alves A3 - Salustiano Mato A4 - Xosé Manuel Romero A5 - Bernardo Varela ED1 - Florin-Constantin Mihai Y1 - 2017-09-06 PY - 2017 T1 - Decentralized Composting of Organic Waste in a European Rural Region: A Case Study in Allariz (Galicia, Spain) N2 - The book points out that rural regions need proper attention at the global level concerning solid waste management sector where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated waste management routes. Solid waste management in rural areas is a key issue in developing and transitioning countries due to the lack of proper waste management facilities and services. The book further examines, on the one hand, the main challenges in the development of reliable waste management practices across rural regions and, on the other hand, the concrete solutions and the new opportunities across the world in dealing with municipal and agricultural wastes. The book provides useful information for academics, various professionals, the members of civil society, and national and local authorities. BT - Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.69555 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.69555 SN - 978-953-51-3486-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-06 ER -