Hyderabad to launch special drive to clear C&D waste

Picture Credit: Arjunaraoc, Telangana State English Map, CC BY-SA 4.0

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is launching a special drive to collect construction and demolition (C&D) waste from November 20 to November 29.

Hyderabad generates approximately 400 metric tonnes of C&D waste daily, most of which is dumped on the roads, pavements and drains.

Telangana Today quoted Mayor Bonthu Rammohan as saying that the C&D recycling plant established at Jeedimetla with a cost of Rs 12 crore will commence operations soon. This plant is equipped to handle and recycle 500 MTs a day.

Picture Credit: ArjunaraocTelangana State English MapCC BY-SA 4.0

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