Mumbai plans waste management centres

The governing civic body of Mumbai, Maharashtra, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), intends to build WtE plants at its waste management centres in the districts of Bandra, Kurla and Borivli, as reported by the Hindustan Times. The three waste management centres should include Waste-to-Energy plants, composting and recycling units as well as coconut shredders. Each of the management centres will cost around EUR 75,000. Furthermore, the BMC is planning to open another 21 dry waste segregation centres in the next 6 months. According to officials of the solid waste management department, the first of the three new centres will come up on Gokhale road, Dadar, will be started by end of March 2018 and should segregate 3 to 4 tpd of dry garbage, including e-waste.

Picture Credit: Vegpuff, Bombay Municipal Corporation, CC BY-SA 2.0

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