Rapid industrialization, urbanization and population growth Management of solid waste in India’s growing urban areas is a challenging problem. Current practices of unscientific dumping of domestic waste have created serious environmental and public health concerns. This study attempts to study municipal solid waste management (MSWM) in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh- Lucknow, by a primary survey of 150 households segregated on the basis of income and settlement profile The entire study area was divided as a (low income group), B (medium income group) and (high income group) as the living standard goes up consumption of paper and plastic also goes up. So, quantity of solid waste increases in higher societies. Prevailing scenario of waste handling practices & disposal is an alarming problem encountered by many of the urban & industrial area. Thus an integrated solid waste management in sustainable approach is presented as response to necessary waste management strategy needs therefore efforts should be made by active participation of community, public & private agencies to solve this problem.