There are three methods of collections:
1. Kerbside collection:
In this collection system the refuse is brought in containers and placed on the footway, from where it is collected by the waste collection agency. Materials are collected in coloured bags or in large bins.
2. Block collection:
In this method individual bring the waste in containers and hand it over to the collection staff who empties it into the waiting vehicle and return the containers to the individuals. Collection trucks most commonly used are of the enclosed, compacting type.
3. Community storage point:
In this method, the municipal solid waste is taken to fixed storage bins and stored till the waste collection agency collects it daily for disposal in a vehicle.