The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) receives approx 9,000 tonnes of municipal waste on a daily basis at three locations, namely Deonar, Mulund and Kanjur. Approximately 3,000 tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) are being processed using Bio-Reactor Technology at the Kanjur processing and landfill site.
The connection between solid waste and polluted groundwater is ominous. Suhas Dixit, CMD, Pyrocrat Systems LLP, analyses some trends in solid waste management. We are a company that manages 300,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste per day. Unlike in developed
According to some reports, over 90 percent of cities and towns in India practice open dumping because of negligence, administrative mismanagement and lack of infrastructure. It is alleged that in most cities and towns, implementation of the Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules has