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Towards the end of the twentieth century, there has been a significant increase in the scope of democracy at the local level in the nations as a result of the devolution of administrations, economies and politics to the local governments. Local governments are usually second or third realms of government and are usually used to create closer connection between the government and the citizens in the locality. While providing services, they should also be political institutions that propagate the voices and choices of the local people. In general, it is the responsibility of the local government to collect and dispose waste making it the legal owner of the collected waste. Therefore, local governments are supposed to develop measures that will ensure that the type of waste management they are associated with is sustainable (Hawkins and Shaw, 2004, p. 79).