Kalyan-Dombivli civic body begins clearing dump at Adharwadi

The Kalyan – Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has undertaken the work of clearing the debris off the Adharwadi dumping ground and levelling it after which the work of development of a garden will begin.

KDMC officials recently visited a similar project in Karjat, where a dumping ground was turned into a garden. In the Karjat’s model, the waste was segregated in 36 ways that include everyday wet waste, plastic, paper, chicken waste, human hair, coconut shell, leaf and yard waste, diaper, sanitary napkin, egg shell, leftover of animals, waste from mutton and fish market. One type of waste was segregated on each day of the week, reports The Hindustan Times.

Since May this year, the KDMC too imposed waste segregation in all the societies, which is collected and senr to the dumping ground for processing, while the dry waste is sold to scrap dealers.

The KDMC ranked 22nd in the Swachch Bharat Survey 2020 compared to 77th last year.

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