Nashik to collect segregated e-waste at source

Representational image of electronic waste by John Cameron on Unsplash

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) is planning the segregation of electronic waste (e-waste) at the source and special arrangements will be made for the same in the garbage vans.

Nashik municipal commissioner Chandrakant Pulkundwar on Tuesday held a meeting with civic officials from the solid waste department, environment and mechanical department on e-waste collection and recycling issues.
Pulkundwar told TOI that he has instructed the officials to make segregation of e-waste mandatory for the city residents.

The waste will need to be divided into categories such as dry, wet, plastic, electronic, and household hazardous waste by the residents. The authorities have been instructed to take action in this regard,” authorities told The Times of India.

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