Chandigarh’s door-to-door collection efforts wasted?

Picture Credit: Official Twitter Handle of Swacch Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Environment Standing Committee has taken cognizance of reports that segregated wastes collected door-to-door in Chandigarh is being dumped unsegregated at the landfill.

Indian Express reports that committee chairman, former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal said that the Municipal Corporation had claimed that even as segregated garbage is being collected from all 26 wards. However, reports suggest the waste is thrown together in the dumping ground. “The MC representative informed us that 399 specific vehicles for collecting the segregated garbage are to arrive in Chandigarh. The MC has submitted before NGT to fulfill all the conditions of garbage segregation by December 31 this year,” Mr Bansal has reportedly said. 

Picture Credit: Official Twitter Handle of Swacch Chandigarh

Read Previous

GVMC To Finish Work On WtE Plant by next month

Read Next

SDMC issues 1,400 notices to RWA for not segregating waste at source