Table 2: Solid waste disposal methods in the different residential densities.

Disposal methodsHighMediumLowTotal
Freq.(%)Freq.(%)Freq.(%)Freq.(%)

Burning288.42311.5518.23
LAWMA** refuse facilities5416.22110.52427.29915.9
Accredited PSP***8625.95226.13438.617227.7
Sometimes on the road7321.94221.12022.713521.8
Dump in the drains during rainfall5516.53618.09114.7
Nearby open space3610.82512.51011.37111.5
Total33210019910088100619*100

This exceeded number of questionnaires administered because residents adopted more than one method of disposal.
**LAWMA means Lagos State Waste Management Agency.
***PSP means private sector participation.