This book emphasizes the role of humans in waste management in different countries across the globe. We provide a basic understanding of waste management and inherent problems that arise during its execution. We also highlight the solid waste management practices at the municipal level. Some of the introductory concepts inside the premise of waste crisis are given in simple language. A relatively important observation about electronic and hazardous waste management is given so that any reader can easily understand their effects. The impact of the wastes on health is also discussed with examples. This book serves as a guide for managers who are involved in waste management and students across diverse subjects.