Waste has emerged as a major issue in the modern society. Due to urbanization, the volume of waste is speedily rising. If the origin of waste creation makes no effort, then all wastes are either disposed of or burnt which results in waste of land, air, water, and energy as well as the growth of undesirable animals, plants and microorganism. Through the associate and involvement of the local population, waste may be managed locally in a sustainable manner. Waste management may be an expensive endeavor if not carried out appropriately. In most of the developing nations, 20-50 percent of urban expenditure budget is directed at management of solid waste. Small hotels in Dehradun, the capital city of Uttrakhand, haven't made any attempts to address their waste-related environmental consequences, which has had a negative effect on the environment. In this paper, waste management practices of small hotels in capital city of Uttrakhand are investigated. Employees of small hotels were given a survey schedule to fill out in order to collect information about their waste management practices. The findings show that small hotels choose to dispose of their waste rather than recycle and reuse it.


Waste Management Practices, Small Hotel, Dehradun